What made the egg the unofficial mascot of Easter? Is it the fact that it represents rebirth? Is it because it's so delicious prepared in a myriad of ways? Or is it simply because eggs are so fun to dye, decorate, and display? Whatever the reason, we've gathered our favorite Easter egg-decorating projects and Easter brunch recipes -- enough to make your basket runneth over.
Hard-cooked (or hard-boiled) eggs are a convenient and affordable source of protein. With eggs on hand, you have the components of a satisfying breakfast, lunch, snack, appetizer, or dinner. Get cracking to try out our favorite recipes for deviled eggs, egg-salad sandwiches, hearty main-dish salads, and lots more dishes that use hard-cooked eggs.
Chef Camille Becerra poaches her eggs in a deep pot because they take on a teardrop shape when they plunge into the water. She uses mixes of grains, vegetables, and greens when serving this bowl at Navy, but you can use just one variety of each component. (It's a great way to use leftovers.) She also varies the savory yogurt, swapping out the sumac used here with a mix of mild spices or herbs, such as fresh dill or flat-leaf parsley, ground fennel or coriander seed, or a combination.