Nigella Lawson Just Shared Her Easy Easter Menu — Pop Culture

Nigella Lawson isn’t going to let jet lag stand in the way of making Easter dinner this year. The cooking empress is currently hanging out in the land of sun and finger limes, but she’s returning home from New Zealand just in time to put a traditional lamb in the oven.

Since she doesn’t “go in for complicated recipes,” Nigella says she’s confident in her abilities to pull off a traditional Easter dinner while bleary with jet lag.

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Throw a Laid-Back Cocktail Party with This Easy-to-Make Menu — Tips from The Kitchn

Text all your friends immediately and tell them you’re throwing a cocktail party. With this easy menu, it’s possible to host a festive one just a few days from now without breaking a sweat. The key is to lean on simple sips and bites whose components can be made ahead or even bought straight from the store. That makes the last-minute scramble not much of a scramble at all.

This laid-back menu starts with a refreshing rhubarb cocktail that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser (especially because it can also be made as a mocktail). Snacks like cheesy polenta bites, spicy carrot hummus, and hearty beef tenderloin sliders are sure to keep your friends satiated, and there are a few sweet treats to round out the occasion. There’s no better excuse to host a gathering than this one.

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