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Easter is a holiday filled with pastel colored candy eggs and fun outdoor activities. Learn about how a hard boiled egg works, how hollow chocolate rabbits are made and everything in between.

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Egg Facts

Eggs are an emblem of life for every culture, but each culture has it's own specific rituals and rights surrounding the egg. Find out some of these strange and foreign egg facts.


Who started the chocolate egg?

 Who started the chocolate egg?

Are you wondering about who started the chocolate egg we eat during Easter time? Check out this article and learn who started the chocolate egg. See more »

10 Vegetarian Easter Meal Options

 10 Vegetarian Easter Meal Options

Vegetarian Easter meal options might not seem abundant with all the ham around, but check out these top 5 vegetarian easter meal options. See more »

Egg Facts

 Egg Facts

Eggs are an emblem of life for every culture, but each culture has its own rituals and rights surround the egg. Find out some of these egg facts. See more »

Why do eggs turn hard when you boil them?

 Why do eggs turn hard when you boil them?

Ever wondered why eggs turn hard when you boil them? Check out this article to find out just why eggs turn hard when you boil them. See more »

How do they make hollow chocolate Easter rabbits?

 How do they make hollow chocolate Easter rabbits?

You might love eating those hollow chocolate Easter bunnies, but do you know how they make hollow chocolate? And no, the Easter Bunny doesn't do it. See more »