30 Recipes To Make This April 2022

30 Recipes To Make This April 2022

‘Tis the season for a new slew of spring recipes.

Helllooo, spring! The temperatures are finally rising, the birds are chirping, the flowers and blooming, and the farmers’ markets are bustling with delicious seasonal produce. Ready to embrace the new season? Here are 30 amazing recipes to make in April and beyond.

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Make the homemade mayonnaise if you’re feeling ambitious, but you can also opt for the store bought stuff. This creamy egg salad with chives may look fancy, but it’s so easy to make.

Recipe: Fancy Egg Salad Sandwich

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These buttery, sweet, and savory scones are always a good way to start your day. Make a big batch and you can even store the extras in the freezer for lazy mornings.

Recipe: Rhubarb Scones

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Give the hummus a rest and opt for this creative and fresh bean dip instead. It tastes delicious with crudité, in a big salad, or as a spread on your favorite sandwich.

Recipe: Easy Fava Bean Dip

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Looking for a party dip that everyone can get behind? These open-faced bites taste like artichoke dip mixed with a crab melt. Yup, I know you’re drooling…

Recipe: Crab and Artichoke Toasts

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It might not be picnic weather quite yet, but it’s not too early to practice with this spring pasta salad. Stick with asparagus, cheese, and tomatoes or swap in whatever fresh veggies you have in the fridge.

Recipe: Spring Asparagus Pasta Salad

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This one-pot meal is easy enough for a weeknight dinner but sophisticated enough for a special occasion. While the recipe calls for oyster mushrooms, I love using a mix of your favorites for the best flavor and texture.

Recipe: Braised Chicken With Mushrooms and Shallots

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Maybe you don’t love eating raw fish at home, or maybe you’re not a huge fish fan whatsoever. These marinated beet poke bowls are a fun twist, loaded with fresh, colorful veggies and any of your favorite toppings.

Recipe: Marinated Beet Poke Bowls

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These muffin tin chicken pot pies are so versatile. Serve them as appetizers, a family-friendly dinner with your favorite sides, or make some extras for on-the-go lunches.

Recipe: Mini Chicken Pot Pies

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Decadently creamy yet refreshing, this pea risotto makes for a great side dish or main course. It takes a little bit of effort, but it’s mostly just stirring.

Recipe: Spring Pea Risotto

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This grown-up pasta alfredo is pretty much the most indulgent thing you can make with a few ingredients. Morel and shiitake mushrooms, crème fraîche, pasta, and white wine is pretty much all you need.

Recipe: Maitake Mushroom Alfredo Pasta

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Papayas are in season, so transport yourself to more tropical weather with the help of these silky, custardy dessert bars on buttery shortbread crust.

Recipe: Papaya Bars

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This deconstructed key lime pie is refreshing, zesty, and so flavorful. Plus, it’s ideally proportioned so you don’t have to share your precious bites.

Recipe: Key Lime Cheesecake Parfaits

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If you’ve never tried a caipirinha, this Brazilian-inspired cocktail is made with a rum-like spirit called cachaca. This version is infused with pineapple, mint, and plenty of fresh squeezed lime.

Recipe: Pineapple Mint Caipirinhas

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This sophisticated drink might look like some fancy concoction you’d order at a cocktail bar, but it’s really only five ingredients: strawberries, gin, elderflower liqueur, lime juice and egg white.

Recipe: Strawberry Gin Sour Cocktail