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5 easy favorites including deviled eggs, tart

This is the second Easter that has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, so many people are again opting to celebrate the holiday cooking at home. If you’re looking for some brunch ideas we have just the ticket. 

From our archives, we gleaned some go-to favorites that are brunch-style, and will impress and wow family, friends and guests. Best of all, they don’t take all day to make. Some require assembly but are so worth it.

One ultimate recipe, the Asparagus Tart, celebrates the tasty harbinger of spring. With just five ingredients, the recipe comes together in a snap.

Asparagus and Fontina Tart

Serves: 6 / Prep time: 15 minutes / Total time: 45 minutes

You can also cut this tart into smaller squares and serve it as an appetizer.

Flour, for work surface

1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed

5½ ounces (2 cups) Fontina or Gruyere cheese, shredded

1½ pounds medium asparagus

1 tablespoon olive oil

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. On a floured surface, roll the puff pastry into a 16-inch-by-10-inch rectangle. Trim uneven edges. Place pastry on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. With a sharp knife, lightly score pastry dough 1 inch in from the edges to mark a rectangle. Using a fork, pierce dough inside the markings at ½-inch intervals.