An Easter to Break Tradition

Last year, Easter was so difficult on so many levels. The world was a scary place. People were dying and the only answer seemed to be to isolate from one another. We’ll never know how many more might have died had the world not shut down.

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The Perfect Easter Supper for Four

Earlier this week, while sitting in the observation area after receiving my second dose of the Moderna Vaccine, I was thumbing through April’s Food Network Magazine. That’s when I came across a recipe I knew I had to share.

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Easter Sunday without the Ham

Wow – guess I’m becoming a bit of a rebel in my own kitchen. First with Saint Patrick’s day; and now Easter . . . I mean just imagine Easter without a Ham!

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The Traditional Family Easter Table

Last Easter, I shared with you my Elegant Easter Supper.  It’s a beautiful four-course menu with adult guests in mind. While I love that menu dearly, it’s “elegant” . . . and not necessarily family friendly.  If you and yours are all grown up, by all means take a look.

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The One-Hour Holiday Meal Miracle

Have you seen the awesome recipe from Chelsea’s Messy Apron? Not only did she bring together all the traditions of Easter Dinner, she did it in two baking sheets and all in under an hour! Too good to be true! While this might not serve a large group, it’s perfect for a small family gathering. And it doesn’t require a kitchen turned up-side-down. While the dinner is cooking in the oven, a quick wash of a few bowls and pans makes clean-up a snap. Line the baking sheets with heavy foil, and clean up just got even easier. This is a great idea not only for Easter, but anytime you want to serve up a wonderful “Sunday” supper without a lot of work.

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An Elegant Easter Supper in Four Courses

Before we know it, Easter will be upon us – a time of celebration, for renewal and rejuvenation.  I grew up in a different time – when wearing your “Sunday Best” meant something extra special. Brother Dear always got a new suit for Easter, complete with a bow-tie. My sisters and I could count on new Easter Bonnets and bright new shoes. Back in those days, ladies covered their heads at Mass and a new hat was always cause for excitement.

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