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Easter Recipe Roundup: Traditional vs. Contemporary

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016  |  Harbor Club  |  Latest News


Whether you love the homey aroma of traditional foods on Easter, or prefer your dishes to be a bit more exciting, different or fun, we’ve got your covered. Does your preference lean toward more traditional or contemporary on each of these? Let us know and share your own favorite recipes on this post on our Facebook page.

Brunch casserole

Traditional – This Betty Crocker recipe for Cheesy Sausage and Egg Bake makes prep a breeze on Easter morning because you can make it up to 12 hours ahead of time. Contemporary – Want to shake things up a bit? Breakfast will be wonderfully different with this Brie-and-Veggie Breakfast Strata from

Hot cross buns


Traditional – You can’t go wrong with this yeasty, raisin-y traditional favorite on Easter. This Hot Cross Bun recipe is from Taste of Home. Contemporary – For an interesting contemporary twist, why not spice things up with chocolate and orange? Here is Radiant Rachels Spiced Orange Chocolate Hot Cross Bun recipe.



Traditional – A favorite with brunch, you can’t go wrong with this classy, delicious beverage. Here’s a great mimosa recipe from Inspired Taste. Contemporary – Everyone loves Sangria, right? What can be better than a mimosa sangria?!? This delicious mimosa sangria recipe is from Sprinkled with Jules.



Traditional – For traditional ham, try this is an excellent, reliable recipe from The Pioneer Woman. Contemporary – For a bit more zing, try this Pomegranate Jalapeño Glazed Ham recipe from Food and Wine magazine.



Traditional – You can’t go wrong with a great carrot cake on Easter. With over 250 5-star reviews, you certainly can’t go wrong with this carrot cake recipe from either. Contemporary – The pretty green in this bundt cake is sure to gain interest from your family. They will be delighted to learn that it is actually a sweet Green Tea-Honeysuckle Cake.