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Create the ultimate holiday menu with these festive Easter brunch recipes! From easy breakfast favorites like a make-ahead sausage casserole or baked pancakes, to elegant entrees such as pineapple glazed ham and seasonal sides like bacon-wrapped asparagus, we’ve got everything you need for a delicious spring celebration.

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Whether you’re looking for an easy egg bake that you can pop in the oven when you get home from church, or a more elaborate spread complete with grilled beef tenderloin and cheesy potatoes, these Easter brunch recipes are sure to impress your guests! We’ve included main dish and side dish options, but don’t forget to check out these easy spring desserts, too. A sweet treat is always a great way to end the holiday meal.

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Sautéed Asparagus with Garlic and Lemon

A quick pan of Sautéed Asparagus is the perfect easy side dish! The fresh spring vegetable cooks on the stovetop with butter, garlic, and toasted almonds. Lemon zest adds a bright finishing touch, for a simple sauteed asparagus recipe that’s elegant enough for entertaining. Best of all, it’s ready from start to finish in just 10 minutes!

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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon wrapped asparagus is a delicious side dish that’s elegant enough for a holiday table, and easy enough for your next weeknight dinner! Fresh asparagus bundles are wrapped with salty, smoky bacon, brushed with sweet maple syrup, and ready for the oven or grill in just 10 minutes. The bacon is crispy, the vegetables are tender, and they’re delicious alongside a Christmas or Easter ham, a roast chicken, or a cozy Southern meatloaf.

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Crockpot Mushrooms

With just three ingredients and about 10 minutes of prep, these buttery ranch crockpot mushrooms make a delicious and easy side dish for potlucks, Thanksgiving, and weeknight dinners.

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Green Beans and Mushrooms

Mix up your weeknight veggie routine or add a special touch to the holiday table with these easy green beans and mushrooms! The simple side dish includes fresh green beans, savory mushrooms, diced tomatoes, and onions sautéed in a flavorful garlic butter sauce.

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Southern Tomato Pie

A savory Southern Tomato Pie is a classic summer recipe! Pair it with a side salad for a light entrée, or serve it as a side dish at your next cookout. The combination of sweet tomatoes, Vidalia onions, melted cheese and fresh herbs in a buttery crust is the perfect way to enjoy the season’s best produce!

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Crock Pot Mac and Cheese

The easiest, most delicious Southern side dish recipe: Crock Pot Mac and Cheese! This simple combination of milk, cheese, butter, pasta and eggs pairs beautifully with just about any meal — from a summer barbecue picnic to a Thanksgiving feast. Enjoy this comfort food all year long!

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Duke’s Homemade Mac and Cheese

The best homemade mac and cheese recipe just happens to be one of the easiest, too! There’s no need to make a roux for this decadent dish, which gets its ultra-creamy, decadent cheese sauce from mayonnaise, sour cream, and two different types of cheese. Add a buttered garlic breadcrumb topping, and the baked mac and cheese is ready to enjoy. Serve it as a vegetarian dinner with a salad or other fresh veggies, or offer the cheesy casserole as a side dish with pulled pork, burgers, or fried chicken.

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Baked Mac and Cheese Recipe

Ooey, gooey and oh-so-cheesy! This creamy, easy baked mac and cheese is the best mac and cheese recipe that you’ll ever taste. A made-from-scratch sauce with two different types of cheese creates the smoothest, richest, creamiest casserole. Kids and adults devour this old-fashioned, homemade side dish, which pairs nicely with everything from Thanksgiving turkey to Christmas ham, fried chicken, meatloaf, and pork chops.

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Southern Squash Casserole

A classic Southern squash casserole is the perfect way to enjoy the bounty from your summer garden! The cheesy filling is topped with a buttery crumb topping for the ultimate family-friendly side dish recipe. Pair it with crispy fried chicken, grilled hamburgers, a pineapple glazed ham, pork bbq, or a Thanksgiving turkey!

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Southern Pineapple Casserole

With your Christmas or Easter ham, alongside a Thanksgiving turkey, on a bridal shower buffet, at a funeral, or for your next Sunday dinner, this Pineapple Casserole is a Southern staple on just about any celebratory table. The sweet and savory combination of pineapple, cheese, and a buttery crumb topping makes this an absolutely irresistible easy side dish recipe!

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Jiffy Corn Casserole

Jiffy Corn Casserole is an easy side dish recipe that’s ready for the oven with just 5 minutes of prep! The simple, sweet corn pudding pairs perfectly with almost any cozy family dinner. Try it with roast chicken, smoked turkey breast, grilled steak, pot roast, fried chicken, or garlic butter shrimp. It’s a crowd-pleasing option for Thanksgiving and Christmas, too!

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Spinach Casserole

This creamed spinach casserole recipe was handed down to me by my mother-in-law’s friend during a recipe exchange at my bridal shower, and we’re still enjoying the easy side dish 17 years later! Spinach Casserole combines spinach and cheese in a creamy sauce that starts with a can of cream of mushroom soup. Finish the dish with buttered breadcrumbs or crushed Ritz crackers, and serve it alongside a roast chicken, beef tenderloin, or holiday ham.

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Easy Broccoli Casserole

There’s no better combination than broccoli and cheese! This easy broccoli casserole recipe is a simple side dish that comes together with a handful of pantry staples. Use fresh broccoli or frozen broccoli, and create a healthy broccoli casserole with just a few simple substitutions! It’s perfect alongside a Thanksgiving turkey, a Christmas ham, or a simple roasted chicken dinner.

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Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots {An Easy Side Dish!}

Fresh, tender carrots are tossed in a sweet, buttery glaze for a crowd-pleasing, easy side dish that always wins rave reviews! Whether you serve these Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots with an Easter ham, a Thanksgiving turkey, or your Sunday roast chicken, the simple vegetables are sure to become a family favorite!

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Creamed Peas

An old-fashioned easy side dish recipe that’s ready in just 10 minutes! These creamed peas are bright, sweet, smooth, and just like Grandma made them. Serve them with meatloaf, Dutch oven pork roast, roast chicken, or hamburger steak and gravy.

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Cheesy Potato Casserole (3 Ingredients!)

This easy side dish recipe has been a family favorite for decades! Aunt Bee’s 3-Ingredient Cheesy Potato Casserole includes shredded potatoes, sharp cheddar cheese, and rich sour cream for a quick make-ahead side.

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Easy Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe

Layers of thinly-sliced potatoes, a creamy sauce and two different types of cheese make this the best Easy Au Gratin Potatoes recipe you’ll ever taste! Your guests will love the combination of sharp cheddar and Gruyere cheeses with hints of garlic, thyme and nutmeg in a rich, smooth sauce. Best of all, the homemade au gratin potatoes can be assembled in advance for convenient family dinners or holiday buffets!

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How to Make Twice Baked Potatoes

These make-ahead Twice Baked Potatoes are an easy, delicious, and impressive-looking side dish. Once you know how to make twice baked potatoes, the crowd-pleasing recipe is sure to make a regular appearance on your family table. No one can resist the creamy mashed potato filling that’s loaded with sour cream, bacon, cheese, and chives! Serve them with steak, with an Easter or Christmas ham, with grilled chicken, or with Thanksgiving turkey.

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows

This Southern sweet potato casserole with marshmallows is a classic side dish that makes an appearance on just about every holiday table! Sweetened with a touch of brown sugar, the creamy mashed potatoes are topped with crunchy pecans and fluffy marshmallows for an easy and convenient make ahead recipe. Serve it alongside a Thanksgiving turkey, a Christmas or Easter ham, or a roasted chicken for your next Sunday supper.

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Marinated Vegetable Salad

No more boring iceberg lettuce! Mom’s marinated vegetable salad is a simple, flavorful, and healthy side dish to take advantage of fresh produce. Make it in advance and for a cool, crisp, and refreshing addition to just about any potluck, picnic, or weeknight dinner.

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Cucumber Radish Salad

Cool and creamy cucumber radish salad is the perfect spring or summer side dish! You’ll love the combination of crisp cucumbers, zesty radishes, sweet shallots, and fresh herbs tossed in a simple buttermilk dressing.

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Three Bean Salad

This old-fashioned three bean salad recipe is an easy side dish that you can stir together in about 10 minutes — no cooking required! Pack it for picnics, bring it to a potluck, or offer it alongside a burger at your next cookout.

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Southern Caesar Salad

The classic salad gets a Southern twist with cornbread croutons, diced pimentos, crispy bacon, and an easy, creamy dressing. This Southern Caesar salad is hearty enough to serve as a light entrée, or equally delicious alongside fried chicken, grilled salmon, cast iron steak, and grilled hamburgers.

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Southern Macaroni Salad

Nothing tastes better alongside grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, fried chicken, steak, or bbq chicken sandwiches than a cool and creamy Southern macaroni salad! With elbow pasta, crisp veggies, hardboiled eggs, and a sweet-and-tangy mayonnaise-based dressing, this easy side dish recipe comes together in minutes. File it away for your next cookout or potluck — the delicious pasta salad always wins rave reviews!

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Broccoli Grape Salad

This broccoli grape salad is loaded with flavors and textures thanks to tender pasta, fresh veggies, juicy grapes, smoky bacon, and crunchy pecans all tossed together in a creamy dressing. It’s a perfect side dish for weeknight dinners, cookouts, potlucks, and holiday tables!

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Aunt Bee’s Shrimp Pasta Salad

Full of simple and fresh ingredients, Aunt Bee’s Southern shrimp pasta salad has been a family favorite for decades! It’s the perfect side dish for your next cookout, an easy option for a weeknight dinner, or a refreshing make-ahead lunch. You’ll love the flavorful combination of peas, lemon, dill, and a creamy mayo dressing.

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Easy Potato Salad Recipe

My grandmother’s easy potato salad recipe is a staple at almost every summer picnic, family cookout, and holiday celebration. Best of all, the crowd-pleasing side dish comes together with just 5 ingredients! Serve the red potato salad alongside an Easter ham, grilled burgers, or bbq chicken for a cool, creamy, and flavorful dish that’s always a hit.

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Southern Potato Salad

A picnic or cookout would not be complete without this delicious Southern Potato Salad! The easy side dish recipe is a crowd pleasing classic!

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Ham Pasta Salad

Full of simple and fresh ingredients, this ham pasta salad is the perfect side dish for your next cookout, an easy option for a light weeknight dinner, or a refreshing make-ahead lunch. You’ll love the flavorful combination of peas, lemon, dill, and a creamy mayo dressing. Serve the cold ham and cheese pasta salad with grilled chicken, steak, pulled pork, cornbread, biscuits, or blueberry muffins.

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Spinach Salad with Bacon and Hard Boiled Eggs

A classic Spinach Salad with Bacon and Poppy Seed Dressing is the perfect addition to any meal. This colorful side dish satisfies all of your cravings with a variety of salty, smoky and sweet ingredients. You’ll love the combination of tender baby spinach leaves with hard-boiled eggs, bacon, red onion and mushrooms tossed in a sweet and tangy dressing. It’s special enough for a holiday table on Easter or Christmas, ideal for the church potluck, and simple enough for your next family supper.

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Cornbread Salad

An old fashioned cornbread salad is a classic Southern side dish that’s perfect for summer potlucks, picnics, and cookouts. Chunks of cornbread come together with fresh veggies, smoky bacon, and sharp cheddar cheese in a mayonnaise-based dressing, which is delicious alongside burgers, fried chicken, and pork chops!

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Carrot Salad

Grated carrots, pineapple, and raisins come together with a creamy dressing in this sweet and savory carrot salad that’s ready in about 15 minutes! The simple and easy side dish recipe is a perfect addition to just about any meal, picnic, or potluck. Serve it alongside grilled chicken, bbq pork chops, an Easter ham, a cozy casserole, or your favorite hamburgers!

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English Pea Salad

This English pea salad is cool, crisp, creamy, and packed full of flavor! The crowd-pleasing, easy side dish has been a Southern favorite for generations. Serve it with a pineapple glazed ham for Easter, or pair it with grilled hamburgers and bbq chicken at your next summer cookout.

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Brown Sugar Bourbon Glazed Ham

This easy brown sugar bourbon-glazed ham is a classic Southern recipe that makes an impressive statement on a holiday table. The rich, sweet, and savory glaze turns a simple smoked ham into a decadent entrée that’s perfect for Easter, Christmas, or your next Sunday supper!

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Pineapple Glazed Ham

This old-fashioned Brown Sugar Pineapple Glazed Ham is an easy recipe that makes an impressive statement on a holiday table! The Southern baked ham with pineapple and maraschino cherries is the perfect combination of sweet and salty for a delicious dinner that feeds a crowd. There’s a reason this retro classic has been a favorite since the 1950’s!

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Pig Candy {Candied Bacon}

A special touch for your holiday brunch, a delicious sweet-and-savory appetizer, or a fun dessert, this quick pig candy is the easiest treat you’ll enjoy all season! You only need 2 ingredients and about 5 minutes to prep a batch of the brown sugar-coated, crispy candied bacon that bakes in the oven — completely hands-off!

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Ham Steak with Brown Sugar Glaze

Transform a simple and affordable ham steak into a delicious and easy dinner with this sweet and savory maple and brown sugar glaze! The quick weeknight meal or hearty breakfast or brunch entrée is ready for the table in just 15 minutes. Don’t forget the eggs, biscuits and sausage gravy, cornbread, green beans, salad, or fresh fruit, too!

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Baked Ham with Apricot Glaze {5 Ingredients!}

You only need 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep for this sweet, savory, and smoky baked ham with apricot glaze! If you use a smaller boneless ham, it’s ready in less than 1 hour for an easy weeknight dinner. With a larger ham, the delicious glaze is perfect for Easter, Christmas, or other special occasions. Serve the glazed ham with a salad, Southern pineapple casserole, and cheesy twice baked potatoes!

Virginia Brown Sugar Baked Ham

This beautiful Virginia Brown Sugar Baked Ham looks like a fancy holiday meal — but it only requires 5 ingredients and about 5 minutes of prep! A rich, sweet, and savory glaze turns a simple smoked ham into a decadent entree that’s perfect for Easter, Christmas or your next Sunday brunch!

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Shrimp and Grits with Tomato Gravy

Serve this easy shrimp and grits with gravy for breakfast, brunch, or dinner. It’s classic Southern comfort food at its best!

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Creamy Shrimp and Grits

This creamy shrimp and grits with andouille sausage is an easy dinner for busy weeknights, or a special brunch for a slow Sunday morning. Best of all, the flavorful, down-home comfort food is ready in about 30 minutes!

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Grilled Beef Tenderloin

While my mom’s grilled beef tenderloin recipe is sure to impress your guests, it’s a simple, easy dinner that any home cook can prepare. You can even roast it in the oven! With a flavorful marinade, a simple dry rub, and a brown sugar, Dijon, and bourbon glaze, the meat is delicious alongside au gratin potatoes, flaky buttermilk biscuits, or a Caesar salad. Perfect for a Christmas dinner, and equally appropriate for your next Sunday supper!

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Smoked Turkey Breast

Moist, juicy and full of flavor, this whole, bone-in smoked turkey breast is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving dinner, or an easy Sunday supper at any time of year. These step-by-step instructions yield the best turkey breast recipe without any stress or fuss (no brine necessary!). Serve the tender meat alongside your favorite sides like stuffing, green bean casserole, roasted root vegetables, mashed potatoes and corn casserole for a delicious harvest feast!

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Bourbon Glazed Salmon

Crisp on the outside and tender and buttery on the inside, this bourbon glazed salmon is an easy dinner that’s ready in less than 30 minutes!

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Pickled Shrimp

Pickled shrimp are a Southern tradition that dates back to at least the 18th century, and they’ve stood the test of time! Serve the tender and flavorful marinated shrimp as appetizers for cocktail hour, prepare them for hostess gifts around the holidays, and enjoy them in salads with greens, rice, or pasta for easy lunches and dinners.

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How to Make Crab Cakes

Showing you how to make Crab Cakes that are full of jumbo lump crab meat and minimal breading. Serve them with tartar sauce or cocktail sauce, and offer coleslaw, French fries, hush puppies, or flaky buttermilk biscuits on the side. Mom’s simple Maryland crab cake recipe yields the most decadent, buttery, and delicious pan-fried patties — with just minutes of effort!

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Virginia Crab Imperial

Any native Virginian has probably enjoyed the sweet, savory and rich taste of Crab Imperial. This traditional dish is made with lump crabmeat, topped with Parmesan cheese, and baked in the oven until golden brown. It tastes fancy, but the easy recipe is ready with just 10 minutes of prep!

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Virginia Ham Salad Recipe

A pride of Virginia culture, ham is a Southern tradition that has been loved for centuries. This classic ham salad recipe combines the salty, smoked meat with crisp celery, bright green onions, hard-boiled egg, and a creamy mayonnaise-based dressing. It’s perfect as an appetizer or lunch spread with crackers, or equally delicious in a ham salad sandwich. Buy ham steaks at the store, or use up your leftover ham from a holiday feast!

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Southern Chicken Salad Recipe

A simple Southern chicken salad recipe that’s loaded with tender meat, sweet cranberries (or juicy grapes), celery, and almonds in a mayonnaise-based dressing. You just can’t beat a classic. Serve the sweet and savory dish on its own with cornbread, coleslaw, or crackers; or pile it high on the best chicken salad sandwich with a side of potato chips and pickles!

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Spinach Lasagna {Quick and Easy!}

This quick and easy spinach lasagna recipe is a simple and cozy casserole that comes together with just 20 minutes of prep! Full of vegetables and three different types of cheese, the healthy vegetarian lasagna is a delicious comfort food classic.

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Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

This cheesy, easy scalloped potatoes and ham recipe is a classic Southern dish that requires just 10 minutes of prep time and only a handful of simple ingredients. Thinly-sliced potatoes cook in a rich and creamy garlic sauce with leftover ham and plenty of sharp cheddar cheese. Serve them alongside a simple green salad, collard greens, or flaky buttermilk biscuits!

Dump-and-Bake Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

This Dump-and-Bake Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole is an easy breakfast or brunch recipe that’s ready for the oven with just 5 minutes of prep! Made with sour cream and cheese, and finished with buttered Corn Flakes on top, this decadent dish is a simple solution for cozy holiday mornings.

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Pimento Cheese Grits Casserole

This pimento cheese grits casserole is an easy way to prepare baked grits for breakfast, brunch, or dinner! Delicious on its own as a vegetarian entrée, or perfect alongside sausage, shrimp, bacon, and chicken!

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Baked Ham and Cheese Omelet

This baked ham and cheese omelet is a simple egg casserole that’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. With just 10 minutes of prep, the ham and cheese egg bake is an easy way to use up leftover ham, or you can substitute with sausage or bacon instead. It’s flavorful, nutritious, and delicious alongside a loaf of crusty bread, blueberry muffins, and a fresh fruit salad.

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Spring’s Finest Baked Omelet

Spring’s Finest Baked Omelet is the easiest way to serve eggs to a crowd! Bursting with fresh asparagus, chives, peas, ham, and cheese, this healthy breakfast casserole celebrates all of the season’s most delicious ingredients!

{Overnight} Ham, Egg and Cheese Monkey Bread

Christmas morning is the perfect time to enjoy an indulgent, relaxing breakfast or brunch — without any hassle in the kitchen. This easy recipe for Overnight Ham, Egg and Cheese Monkey Bread takes only a few minutes to prep and can be baked right away or chilled until the morning. The savory breakfast casserole is special enough to celebrate the holidays or serve to guests.

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Sausage Breakfast Casserole

An overnight Sausage Breakfast Casserole is the best make-ahead dish for a special holiday morning or a lazy Sunday brunch. Loaded with eggs, sausage, cheese and bread, you get a delicious and satisfying meal in one pan — and the entire recipe can be assembled the night before. Here’s to sleeping in, hot mugs of coffee, and hearty, down-home comfort food to start your day!

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Overnight Breakfast Casserole

I can’t take credit for this recipe, but I can honestly say that my friend Sallie’s Overnight Breakfast Casserole is the best breakfast casserole that I have ever tasted! Loaded with bacon, sausage, peppers, onions, and cheese, it’s got everything that you could possibly want in an egg dish — and you can make the entire meal in advance. It’s perfect for a holiday morning!

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Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole

You’ll never look at brunch the same way again! With layers of potatoes, eggs, cheese and sausage, this Crock Pot Breakfast Casserole is an easy recipe for a breakfast potluck or holiday celebration.

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Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

This easy Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole with sausage, bacon, eggs and cheese is the perfect crowd-pleasing meal. Serve the tasty overnight breakfast casserole for a special holiday brunch, or whip up the dish and bake it right away for a busy weeknight dinner. With a side of fresh fruit, a crisp green salad, or a decadent sour cream coffee cake, this hearty, down-home dish is delicious at any time of day!

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Maple Sausage and Apple Breakfast Bake

A sweet and savory apple breakfast bake that includes eggs, maple sausage, and cheddar cheese is an easy, satisfying brunch dish that you can bake right away, or prepare the night before. Drizzle each slice with warm maple syrup!

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Sausage Hash Brown Casserole

A simple Sausage Hash Brown Casserole is the perfect make-ahead egg dish for any occasion! Prep it the night before and serve the easy breakfast casserole on a holiday brunch buffet, or bake the casserole on Sunday to enjoy quick breakfasts all week long. The combination of eggs, cheese, pork breakfast sausage and shredded hash brown potatoes is a classic recipe with just 15 minutes of prep!

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Crustless Quiche with Spinach

A quick Crustless Quiche with Spinach is the perfect easy breakfast, brunch or lunch. It’s light, healthy and full of satisfying flavor!

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Quiche Lorraine

This simple and delicious Quiche Lorraine recipe is the perfect make ahead easy breakfast, brunch or lunch! With bacon, onion and Swiss cheese, the classic savory pie is always a crowd-pleasing treat!

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Ham and Broccoli Quiche

This easy cheddar, ham and broccoli quiche comes together with just a few minutes of prep! It’s a perfect make-ahead option for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner!

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Easy Deviled Eggs

These Easy Deviled Eggs are a classic appetizer or side dish that’s perfect for Easter brunch, summer picnics, and casual potlucks with friends. The hardboiled eggs are stuffed with a creamy, tangy filling for a flavorful, make ahead treat that disappears fast!

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Puff Pastry Ham and Cheese Hot Pockets

Grown-up ham and cheese hot pockets! The combination of puff pastry, apricot preserves, honey ham, and Swiss cheese makes these flavorful, savory tarts perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or even a light dinner. Pair them with a simple mixed green salad with Dijon vinaigrette, some fresh fruit, or a basket of blackberry muffins. The homemade ham and cheese croissants are ready for the oven with just 15 minutes of prep!

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Hot Cross Buns {Easy Make-Ahead Dough}

This easy Hot Cross Buns recipe is the perfect addition to your Easter celebration! The soft, tender sweet rolls include warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, currants or raisins, and an icing cross on top. Serve them with a hot cup of coffee for breakfast on Good Friday, or prep them ahead for your Easter Sunday brunch. The best Hot Cross Buns will soon become a holiday tradition in your home, too!

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Crescent Rolls (Amish Butterhorn Rolls)

Light and flaky homemade crescent rolls (also called butterhorn rolls) are the perfect addition to your next meal! From a holiday spread on Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter, to a simple Sunday supper at Grandma’s, the warm, buttery yeast rolls always disappear fast. You will soon see why these Amish butterhorns are a family favorite!

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Croissant Breakfast Casserole with Berries

This decadent and sweet Croissant Breakfast Casserole with Berries comes together quickly and easily, thanks to just a few simple, fresh ingredients. Paired with a hot cup of coffee, the rich, creamy, and buttery dish is is a perfect addition to a holiday brunch on Easter, Mother’s Day or Christmas; a lovely meal for a bridal shower or baby shower; and a simple but delicious treat on a lazy Sunday morning. It’s truly the best breakfast casserole to feed a crowd — and you can make it ahead, if you like!

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Brioche French Toast Casserole

A decadent and cozy overnight brioche French toast casserole with pecan streusel topping comes together easily, thanks to just a few simple ingredients. Paired with a hot cup of coffee, the rich, warmly spiced dish is a perfect make-ahead holiday brunch for Easter or Christmas, or a delicious treat on a lazy Sunday morning.

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Baked Pancakes with Pancake Mix

With just 5 simple ingredients and 5 minutes of prep, you can serve fluffy Baked Pancakes to a group — no flipping on the griddle necessary! Perfect for a weekend brunch, a holiday gathering, or a simple weeknight dinner, these Bisquick oven baked pancakes are the fastest and easiest way to feed a crowd! Plus, they’re freezer-friendly, making them a great way to prep ahead!

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Baked Oatmeal with Almonds and Berries

Baked oatmeal with almonds and berries is a cozy, warmly-spiced, and healthy breakfast. The easy casserole has crisp, caramelized edges, a soft filling, and plenty of sweet, fresh strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries. So much flavor in every bite! Top each bowl with yogurt or whipped cream, warm milk, extra fruit, or a drizzle of honey.

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Carrot Oatmeal Bars with Cream Cheese Glaze

These Carrot Oatmeal Bars with Cream Cheese Glaze are a sweet breakfast, snack, or satisfying dessert. With warm spices, whole grain oats, freshly-grated carrots and plump raisins, the easy oatmeal bars are a perfect cross between baked oatmeal, muffins, and a classic carrot cake. Pair the slightly-sweet squares with a cup of coffee or tea for a delicious treat at any time of day!

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French Farmhouse Breakfast Cake

Inspired by the rustic morning treat served in French farmhouses throughout the countryside, this simple breakfast cake is the perfect companion for a hot cup of coffee, tea or cocoa. Made with pantry staples and seasoned with nutmeg and vanilla, you can whip up the easy coffee cake in minutes! Prep ahead for quick grab-and-go breakfasts during the week, serve it for a holiday brunch, or enjoy a slice with a cozy drink for an afternoon snack. Kids and adults all go crazy for this down-home comfort cake!

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Cherry Almond Yogurt Cake

A light and flavorful cherry cake is studded with sliced almonds, flavored with almond extract, and dusted in powdered sugar. The cast iron skillet yields perfectly crisp edges, while Greek yogurt keeps the inside moist and tender. It’s perfect alongside coffee for breakfast, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for dessert!

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Old Fashioned Blueberry Buckle

Enjoy fresh summer produce in this easy, old-fashioned blueberry buckle recipe! The moist cake is piled high with cinnamon streusel topping, making it a perfect coffee cake for your next breakfast or brunch buffet, or a vehicle for vanilla ice cream or whipped cream at dessert.

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Easy Cinnamon Coffee Cake with Cake Mix

This beautiful Cinnamon Coffee Cake looks like you spent hours in the kitchen, but the easy recipe starts with a box of yellow cake mix and a package of vanilla instant pudding! Moist and flavorful, with a ribbon of cinnamon pecan streusel and a crunchy crumb topping, this decadent treat is the best recipe for a holiday breakfast or a special brunch. Plus, you can easily prepare the cake in advance, so it’s ideal for entertaining!

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Strawberry Bread with Vanilla Glaze

Bright and sweet, a loaf of this easy Strawberry Bread with a thick vanilla glaze is bursting with beautiful, juicy berries and a rich, moist crumb. Use juicy, ripe, fresh strawberries for a strawberry quick bread that’s delicious at any time of day — breakfast, snack or even dessert!

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Poppy Seed Bread

This old-fashioned glazed almond poppy seed bread is the perfect addition to your breakfast, brunch, dinner, or dessert table. This quick bread is really a decadent, buttery pound cake with a moist crumb, a beautiful golden brown exterior, and a hint of almond and vanilla. Pair it with eggs and coffee in the morning, in a bread basket at dinner alongside bbq, roast chicken, and grilled steak, or as an evening treat with a cup of tea.

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Carrot Bread (Carrot Cake Loaf)

Moist, tender, and warmly spiced, this easy carrot bread comes together in just minutes! Loaded with pineapple, raisins, and nuts, the carrot cake loaf is a delicious breakfast, snack, or dessert. Perfect alongside a hot cup of coffee!

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Lemon Poppy Seed Bread {Lemon Loaf Cake}

Light, fluffy, and bursting with fresh citrus flavor, this easy lemon poppy seed bread is the perfect way to start your day! Bake a loaf for simple grab-and-go breakfasts or snacks, enjoy the sweet treat with a special brunch, and offer it as a delicious dessert alongside vanilla ice cream, fresh fruit, or a dollop of whipped cream. Best of all, the iced lemon loaf cake comes together in minutes thanks to help from a box of cake mix and a small box of instant pudding mix!

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Blueberry Bread

Aunt Mary’s Blueberry Bread has a moist, buttery crumb and is bursting with fresh, juicy blueberries and a touch of lemon. Serve the bread for a simple make-ahead breakfast, set out a slice for an afternoon snack, or add a dollop of whipped cream for a light dessert. This is truly a summer treat!

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Blueberry Scones Recipe

This bakery-style Blueberry Scones recipe comes from a popular little shop on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Filled with fresh, juicy berries, these moist and buttery treats are thick, rich and perfect with a cup of coffee or tea!

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Sour Cream Blueberry Muffins

The best bakery-style blueberry muffins are moist and fluffy, bursting with fresh, juicy berries, and finished with a crunchy sugar topping. These sour cream blueberry muffins are also big, decadent, and totally satisfying! Stir together a batch for a convenient grab-and-go breakfast, a lovely addition to a brunch buffet, or a sweet make-ahead afternoon snack. They’re so easy, and freezer-friendly, too!

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Blueberry Streusel Muffins

The best bake shop blueberry muffins are moist and fluffy, full of fresh, juicy berries and finished with a buttery brown sugar streusel crumb topping. These coffee house Blueberry Streusel Muffins are big, decadent, and totally satisfying. Whip up a batch for a convenient grab-and-go breakfast, a lovely addition to a brunch buffet, or a sweet make-ahead afternoon snack. They’re freezer-friendly, too!

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Light, fluffy, and bursting with fresh citrus flavor, these easy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are the perfect way to start your day! Make them ahead for quick grab-and-go breakfasts or snacks throughout the week, add them to a special holiday buffet, or enjoy them with brunch on a lazy Sunday morning. Best of all, you can stir together the moist lemon poppy seed muffins from scratch in just 15 minutes!

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Strawberry Muffins

These bakery style strawberry muffins are moist and fluffy, full of fresh, juicy berries, and finished with a crunchy sugar topping. Whip up a batch for a convenient grab-and-go breakfast, a lovely addition to a brunch buffet, or a sweet make-ahead afternoon snack. They’re freezer-friendly, too!

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Cheddar Biscuits with Chives and Bacon

With a few simple tips and tricks, you can make the best cheddar biscuits from scratch! The fluffy, flaky, buttery treats rise a mile high, creating layers of old-fashioned goodness studded with smoky bacon and fresh chives. Perfect for breakfast or brunch with eggs or jam, or for supper alongside a warm bowl of soup or chili!

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Angel Biscuits

Light and airy, angel biscuits are small, delicate, and perfectly tender! Leavened with baking powder, baking soda, and yeast, these special biscuits are a delicious cross between traditional Southern buttermilk biscuits and soft yeast-raised dinner rolls.

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Flaky Biscuits {a Farmhouse Favorite!}

With a few simple tips and tricks, you can make the best Southern-style light and flaky biscuits from scratch! These fluffy, buttery treats rise a mile high, creating layers upon layers of old-fashioned goodness.

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3-Ingredient Buttermilk Biscuits

With a few simple tips and tricks, you can make the best Southern buttermilk biscuits from scratch with just 3 ingredients! These fluffy, flaky, buttery treats rise a mile high, creating layers upon layers of old-fashioned goodness. The 3 ingredient biscuit recipe is perfect with country ham, sausage gravy, or jam for breakfast, or delicious alongside soup, chili, pot roast, or pulled pork for dinner.

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Virginia Country Ham Biscuits

A pride of Virginia culture, country ham is a Southern tradition that has been loved for centuries. Country Ham Biscuits combine the salty, cured smoked meat with fluffy buttermilk biscuits. They’re perfect for breakfast with eggs and grits, served as cocktail hors d’oeuvres or tailgating snacks, or prepared for grab-and-go munchies between meals. Enjoy a delicious Southern bite at any time of day!

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Southern Chocolate Gravy

Chocolate gravy is a classic Southern treat! Served over warm buttermilk biscuits for breakfast, or drizzled on pound cake and ice cream for dessert, this easy recipe has been delighting both kids and adults for generations. Best of all, it only requires a handful of basic ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen — and it’s ready in about 15 minutes!

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Easy Fruit Salad with Vanilla Pudding

This easy fruit salad recipe comes together in just minutes, and is packed with fresh flavor! Pick your favorite in-season fruit — from strawberries, blueberries and peaches to bananas, apples or grapes — and toss everything in a bright, tangy dressing made with lime juice and vanilla pudding mix. The sweet, tart, refreshing side dish works well with waffles or egg casserole for brunch, with grilled chicken or burgers at a picnic, or even with ice cream as a light dessert.

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Honey Lemon Fruit Salad Recipe

This quick and easy fresh Fruit Salad recipe with Honey Lemon dressing is the perfect addition to any meal! Fresh berries are lightly glazed with a simple syrup that is bursting with citrus flavor. It’s fast enough for a weekday morning, but special enough for entertaining!

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Pink Ambrosia Salad

You just need 5 ingredients and 5 minutes for this easy Pink Ambrosia Salad recipe! Made with sweet fruit, fluffy marshmallows, and creamy Cool Whip, the simple side dish is perfect with any holiday meal!

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Ambrosia Salad Recipe

It wouldn’t be a holiday without this Ambrosia Salad recipe on the table! Loaded with fruit, coconut and marshmallows dressed in sour cream, this sweet treat is an easy side dish or a simple no-bake dessert for just about any occasion. Best of all, it comes together in about 5 minutes!

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Mandarin Orange Salad

A nostalgic holiday table wouldn’t be the same without Grandma’s mandarin orange salad! Whether you serve it for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, or your next Sunday supper, the combination of orange Jell-O, canned mandarin oranges, marshmallows, pecans, and fluffy Cool Whip yields a flavorful, old-fashioned fruit salad that’s always well received.

I’d love to hear your favorite Easter brunch ideas, too! Leave a comment below to let us know what’s on your menu. And don’t forget to finish off the celebration with one of these easy spring desserts!

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Hey, I’m Blair!

Welcome to my farmhouse kitchen in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Inspired by local traditions and seasonal fare, you’ll find plenty of easy, comforting recipes that bring your family together around the table. It’s down-home, country-style cooking!

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