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The Beginner’s Guide To Hosting Easter Lunch

macarons-4053125_1920Easter Sunday is just around the corner, and even the most experienced hostess must have a foolproof game plan when entertaining family and friends. Resurrection Day in the South is monumental. Easter egg hunts ensue, honey baked ham adorns the dining room table, and of course, family travels from near and far for the joyous occasion. If it’s your first time hosting Easter lunch, don’t fret. We’re are a few tips to help your celebration go off without a hitch.

Plan The Menu

It needs to be equal parts delicious and doable. If you’re having a small get-together (10 people or less), an overabundance of sides and desserts isn’t’ necessary. Keeping it simple is the best way to go. For a larger crowd, consider a potluck-style soirée. This method will save you from spending hours in the kitchen leading up to Easter Sunday. What’s our ideal Resection Day menu for the first-time hostess, you may ask? Check it out below:

  • Pineapple Casserole
  • Basic Deviled Eggs
  • Honey Baked Ham
  • Southern-Style Green Beans
  • Make-Ahead Yeast Rolls
  • Hummingbird Cake


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