10 dishes to prepare in April


Feta Gnocchi with Lemony Yogurt and Spring Peas

In these feta gnocchi, the creamy, tangy center is encircled by a crisp shell.


It creates a rich main meal or side dish that is ideal for winter evenings when combined with bacon, potatoes, wine, and onions.

Vatrushka with Lemon and Ricotta Filling

Vatrushky, a sweet Ukrainian Easter tradition, are baked buns that are filled with sweet and tangy farmer cheese that has a vanilla flavoring and is sprinkled with raisins.

Carciofi alla Giudia (Jewish-Style Fried Artichokes)

 The best thistle is the carciofo Romanesco, a globe-shaped, colorful, purple- and green-tinged thistle that blooms between late February and early April.

Spring Vegetable Paella

With a recipe that is suitable for entertaining a small group and a lot of green, seasonal veggies, this paella is the ideal way to welcome spring.

Matzo Brei with Caramelized Onions

This mouthwatering dish is suitable for Passover and can be had for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Potato and Cheese Pierogi

Although creating this hearty potato and cheese pierogi recipe required a lot of work, the results were well worth it.

Lemon Pound Cake

This recipe for lemon pound cake has a rich and supple crumb, a crunchy golden-domed crust, and a lemony glaze on top that gives a hint of sweetness. 

Lamb Leg Steak with Pistachio Gremolata and Marsala Onions

A gorgeous main dish at Tavernetta in Denver, Colorado, is chef Ian Wortham's soft and smokey grilled lamb steak, which is served with a lemony pistachio gremolata, caramelized Cipollini onions in Marsala wine, and a garlicky caper sauce.

Strawberry-Buttermilk Cobbler

The soft, airy biscuits that encase this rich strawberry cobbler filling are made from a gentle blend of spelt and almond flours, chilled butter, and creamy buttermilk.