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Easter Dinner Recipes

From apricot ham steaks, to stuffed pork roast and lamb, these recipes are sure-fire Easter dinner crowd-pleasers.

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When I wanted to try something new with our holiday ham, I created this cider glaze. It's slightly sweet but still has the spicy flavor my family craves. —Rebecca LaWare, Hilton, New York
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Tenderloin with Creamy Garlic Sauce

Tenderloin with Creamy Garlic Sauce

Tenderloin with Creamy Garlic Sauce

Served with green beans, garlic mashed potatoes and seven-layer salad, this is the main course at my family's annual Christmas gathering. Even those who aren't fond of meat comment on its tenderness and flavor. Likely, since garlic goes well with everything, the sauce'd be good with pork or poultry besides. My husband and I have a 16-year-old son and a 15-year-old daughter. -Beth Taylor, Chapin, South Carolina

Ham & Sweet Potato Packets

Ham & Sweet Potato Packets

Ham & Sweet Potato Packets

I can my own peaches, so I love making this recipe, shares Janet Ernsbarger of Salina, Kansas. Add a simple salad for a delicious rounded out meal.

Apricot Ginger Mustard-Glazed Ham

Apricot Ginger Mustard-Glazed Ham

Apricot Ginger Mustard-Glazed Ham

Although I usually buy spiral-sliced hams, I decided to do a home-baked ham with a gingery glaze. This is how you do special-occasion dining. —Ally Phillips, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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Citrus-Rosemary Rubbed Turkey

Citrus-Rosemary Rubbed Turkey

Citrus-Rosemary Rubbed Turkey

While recovering from hip surgery, I wrote my family for some of their favorite recipes to compile into a cookbook. This seasoned turkey is timeless. —Della Stamp, Long Beach, California

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

I combined part of one recipe and another to come up with this extra-special roast.—Dale Ann Glover, Strathroy, Ontario

Glazed Holiday Pork Roast

Glazed Holiday Pork Roast

Glazed Holiday Pork Roast

With this sweet and tangy fruit glaze, this pretty pork roast is perfect for a holiday meal. But don't save it just for special occasions! My husband and son love this warm and satisfying supper whenever I serve it.

Seared Salmon with Strawberry Basil Relish

Seared Salmon with Strawberry Basil Relish

Seared Salmon with Strawberry Basil Relish

Salmon and basil take a sweet new approach when topped off with a relish of strawberries, honey and pepper. —Stacy Mullens, Gresham, Oregon

Lamb with Mint Salsa

Lamb with Mint Salsa

Lamb with Mint Salsa

This flavorful entree is well-seasoned with an herb rub of basil, garlic, rosemary and thyme. Tender slices of meat are served with a refreshing salsa that will have eve non-lamb lovers licking their lips.

Mexican Pork Tenderloins

Mexican Pork Tenderloins

Mexican Pork Tenderloins

We spoon the black bean salsa that accompanies this dish over grilled tenderloin slices. You can save on last-minute prep time by making the salsa and the cumin-coriander pork rub ahead. —Maria Chiarino of Concord, North Carolina

Old-Fashioned Glazed Ham

Old-Fashioned Glazed Ham

Old-Fashioned Glazed Ham

The fruit juices combine with the ham liquid to make a sweet gravy my family looks forward to having each Easter and Christmas.

Glazed Pork Crown Roast

Glazed Pork Crown Roast

Glazed Pork Crown Roast

If you need an elegant entree to serve a crowd, you can't go wrong with crown roast of pork. An easy glaze enhances every bite.—Rita Kitsteiner, Tucson, Arizona
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