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See What Amanda & Merrill Are Cooking This Spring

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How do Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs celebrate the fresh, budding flavors of Spring? With a fantastic feast, of course! From sweet strawberries to crisp peas and tender asparagus, they’re both whipping up vibrant, stunning menus for family and friends.

Curious to see what’s on their tables? Look no further—they’re sharing everything from party starters and brunchy mains to boozy sips and sweet desserts with our Automagic Spring Menu Maker. Check out some of their choices below. Oh, and if Amanda and Merrill’s picks leave you feeling inspired to throw a springtime soiree, go ahead and make a menu all your own.

Amanda's Spring Brunch

Amanda's main event? An overnight sweet-and-sour roast served with crispy, crunchy hasselbacked potatoes and actually addictive asparagus. Check out what else she’s planning here and see a few of the other meal rounder-outers below:

Crudités with Feta Pistachio Dip

Crudités with Feta Pistachio Dip by Sara Jenkins

Spring Sangria with Strawberries and Mint

Spring Sangria with Strawberries and Mint by Food52

Jay Guerrero's Baked Eggs with Ricotta and Onions

Jay Guerrero's Baked Eggs with Ricotta and Onions by Family Meal

Strawberry Cake for Mother's Day (and Other Days)

Strawberry Cake for Mother's Day (and Other Days) by drbabs

Merrill's Sunday Dinner

Merrill’s menu skews green with a snappy shaved salad and a refreshing minty pea spread. Well, with the exception of a bold leg of lamb (that makes its own sauce!). See a sneak peek below, or browse the full banquet here.

Minty Pea Purée on Toast

Minty Pea Purée on Toast by Gena Hamshaw

Carrots with Brown Butter and Hazelnuts

Carrots with Brown Butter and Hazelnuts by Ed Smith | Rocket & Squash

Lemon-Oregano Leg of Lamb

Lemon-Oregano Leg of Lamb by CherylDLee

Sunset's Whole Orange Cake

Sunset's Whole Orange Cake by Genius Recipes

Whip up the perfect menu for your Passover seder, Easter brunch, or—hey! Why not throw a spontaneous party just cuz you wanna? Head to our Spring Automagic Menu Maker.

Automagic Spring Menu Maker!
Automagic Spring Menu Maker!