Easter Ideas

It’s Good Friday and it is Good-beautiful weather, long weekend, healthy, loved and hungry!  It’s been a little hard to be at the computer with all this gorgeous weather lately, plus getting started with teaching Shakespeare to 16 yr olds, helping with OAP, teaching cooking classes, participating in a trade show, dog sitting for friends and trying to get the grass mowed.  All of this makes me hungry and thinking about menu ideas to celebrate Easter-(He is Risen :)) After having a hard time deciding what to cook, I finally said to myself-self, just put together several options and go with it.  So I did.  I seem to never take the easy road-what is up with that?

Hopefully, at least one of these dishes will inspire you and make it to your celebration table.  As always, the recipes are a guideline…feel free to tweek as needed 🙂 

Here you go:     

Family Style Citrus Honey Glazed Ham
Creamy Peas and Cheese Salad with Radishes
Artichoke Leek Potato Gratin
Bread Pudding with Vanilla Rum Sauce

Ham Steaks with Blackberry Glaze
Minted Rice with Peas
Simple Brown Butter Asparagus
Crème Chantilly (serve with fresh Blackberries)

Split Pea Soup
Ham and Asparagus Quiche
Spinach and Balsamic Strawberry Salad
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Wishing you and your family a delightful Easter Celebration.  Cook with your kids…it matters.



This entry was posted on Friday, April 2, 2010 at 12:08 pm and is filled under Cook Learn Grow.

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