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15 Easter Dinner Ideas that AREN’T Ham

Lamb, salmon, and chicken work just as beautifully as the traditional option
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Ham for Easter is a no-brainer: it’s easy and pairs so well with everything that belongs on the springtime table. But let’s be honest, don’t you sometimes want to flex a little more culinary muscle? Suprise your guests? Break out of the tried and true? These 15 Easter recipes, from a fancied-up chicken pot pie to meatless asparagus ravioli,  seared scallops to a juicy leg of lamb, are all showstoppers in their own right and each is a great accompaniment with those glorious spring vegetables.

So head to the farmer’s market to pick the best of farm-fresh produce such as asparagus, peas, artichokes, and strawberries; pick up some rose, Prosecco, or sauvignon blanc; gather up some flowers; and set an elegant table with your best china and tableware and celebrate Easter with friends and family. And to give you a little more inspiration, here are some more Easter stories to check out:

A Make-Ahead Easter Brunch

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A Greek Easter Dinner

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