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Cracking the Symbolism of Easter Eggs

Mar 27 2014 - 5:30am

Whether you enjoy them hard-boiled [1], poached [2], fried, or deviled [3], eggs are a kitchen staple and delicious in any form. While breakfast has made the egg a culinary celebrity, it's Easter that has transformed the egg into a cultural icon. Springtime brings us eggs colorfully dyed or reincarnated in chocolate, but the Easter egg actually boasts a rich history, dating back thousands of years to pre-Christian cultures.


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