While it is supposed to be about the resurrection of Jesus, these days Easter is about spending time with friends and family, for most of us anyway.
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It's about long drawn out boozy brunches while watching the little ones run around searching for Easter eggs -- hey, it keeps 'em busy and happy.
Sure, you have your holiday staples like ham, eggs, and lamb -- and mimosas, obviously, -- but when it comes to dessert, the vast majority of revelers leave it to someone else. (There's a reason pastry chefs are the most respected culinary practitioners in France, baking is hard.)
This year, why not try something different? Why not go fancy? How about macarons?
To help you show everyone else up at the potluck, we recruited the help of master patissier Patrick Leze, pastry chef/owner of his namesake bakery in Palm Beach; he gave us his recipe for his delectable and intricate macarons.More »