Chicago / IL. (aeb) Thanksgiving has turkey and Christmas has candy canes. What about Easter? Eggs, of course. In fact, in 2018 alone, there were 230 million dozen eggs sold during Easter; that’s 2.7 billion eggs during the Easter season. With eggs top of mind this time of year, the American Egg Board (AEB) is helping families from coast to coast find new and eggciting ways to celebrate the holiday. From decorating, to cooking and scavenger hunting, eggs can play a fun and delicious role in Easter festivities.
«With the average American eating 279 eggs per year, we always seek to help families find new ways to enjoy the incredible egg,» says AEB-President and CEO Anne Alonzo. «Easter is an especially important time for America’s egg farmers, so we’re sharing a wealth of recipes, egg decorating trends and entertaining how-to’s to help enhance current traditions and bring about new ones. Our goal is to help families have the most incredible Easter ever.»
Must-have Recipes for Your Easter Spread
Tired of your three family recipes? There are so many ways to include eggs in your Easter menu – from baked, to deviled and scotched, the possibilities are truly endless. To find nice recipe collections with big choices, visit AEB’s IncredibleEgg. Most recipes there are illustrated, some show preparation videos. Examples:
Tex-Mex Egg + Hash Brown Cups (preparation time 20 minutes – total time 70 minutes),
Spicy Fried Egg Salad Bombs (preparation time 15 minutes – total time 45 minutes),
Microwave Breakfast Scramble (preparation time 10 minutes – total time 12 minutes).