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The roast is the centerpiece of any holiday table. Make sure yours is a showstopper this Easter Sunday with these delicious recipes for ham, lamb, pork roast and more.
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Crown Roast of Lamb
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Honey Mustard-Glazed Ham
Trisha combines honey, brown sugar and country Dijon mustard to make a simple yet tasty glaze for her Easter ham.
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Crispy Roasted Porchetta
This gorgeous rolled porchetta looks as good as it tastes. Garlic, fresh herbs and sweet citrus zest give the pork roll tons of flavor — along with it's signature swirl.
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Roasted Fresh Ham with Cider Glaze
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Spice-Rubbed Lamb Chops with Green Beans
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Baked Ham with Orange-Pepper Glaze
Hints of orange and spicy pepper jelly really shine through in this sweet-and-savory glazed ham.
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Ina's Panko-Crusted Rack of Lamb
The magic behind this rack of lamb comes from its golden-brown crust. To make it, Ina mixes creamy goat cheese with garlic, rosemary, thyme and pepper. For a more elegant tablescape, ask your butcher to "french" your lamb chops.
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Slow-Roasted Salmon with Cucumber-Dill Salad
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Glazed Smoked Ham
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Roasted Rack of Lamb With Mint Pesto
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Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Mustard Glaze
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Herbed Leg of Lamb with Roasted Turnips
By rendering the fat first, this lamb can take a second trip with an herb rubdown and vegetables added to soak up flavorful but not-so-fatty pan juices.
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Roast Pork with Creamy Peas
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Baked Ham with Spiced Cherry Glaze
Melissa glazes her ham in a horseradish and brown sugar glaze, plus a key sweet ingredient: cherry preserves.
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Roast Leg of Lamb with Ginger and Mint
The night before Easter, rub the lamb with a garlic-ginger paste and refrigerate overnight. The next morning, all that’s needed is a few hours in the oven and a quick pan gravy.
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Glazed Pineapple Ham
Slice your way through this extra sweet pineapple and ham combo – perfect for Sunday dinner.
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Herb and Garlic Roast Pork Loin with Honey-Mustard Sauce
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Instant Pot Whiskey and Honey Glazed Ham
Lock in the sweet taste of this honey-glazed whisky ham with help from the Instant Pot!
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Lamb Chops with Tomato-Mint Jam
Sear and then bake lamb chops before topping with homemade tomato-mint jam.
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Orange-and-Pineapple Hasselback Ham
This Easter ham is as visually stunning as it is bursting with flavor. To create this eye-catching caramelized showstopper, make eight to ten cuts into your ham and insert thinly sliced oranges and pineapple inside.
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Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Roast
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Amazing Glazed Ham
The secret for mouth-watering ham in every bite? Let the glaze not only cover the surface but let it fall between the thin slices to seal in all the flavor.
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Lamb Chops with Eggplant Caponata
Caponata, an Italian relish, is ideal for the holidays: You can make it ahead and keep it in the fridge for about a week.
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Tyler's Tangerine-Glazed Easter Ham
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Stuffed Hasselback Ham
A showstopping holiday centerpiece combining three different sides with a hearty main. What more do you need?
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Roasted Sweet Vidalia Pork Loin
Pork loin is the perfect choice for celebratory dinners and family get-togethers, Easter included. It looks stunning on the table — but is easy to make.
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Classic Glazed Ham
Get Food Network Magazine's tips to choose the best-quality ham, then choose one of four mix-and-match glazes for a delicious, customized main dish.
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Ginger-Peach Glazed Ham
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Orange Baked Ham
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Spicy Honey-Glazed Ham
Guests will adore this five-star ham recipe. Sugar, honey, hot sauce and red pepper flakes come together to form the sweet-and-spicy glaze.
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Fresh Ham with Tuscan Bread Stuffing
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Cobb Style Meat Loaf, Spinach Salad with Dijon Dressing
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Sandra's Brown Sugar Glazed Ham
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Brandy Peppercorn Honey Glazed Ham
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Perfect Glazed Ham
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Citrus Jalapeno Glazed Ham
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