March 31, 2013

5 Last Minute Easter Desserts + Leftover Ham Recipes

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I never get too excited about Easter food. I’m not a big fan of ham and green bean casserole. I’ll gladly skip dinner if it means I can indulge in more desserts. Read the rest of this entry »

March 30, 2013

Creative Food Ideas for Easter

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All of us know about lamb cakes, dyeing Easter eggs, and chocolate bunnies, but there are some lesser known Easter food tricks you can have in your arsenal. Read on to see our favorite creative ideas for serving on Easter this year. Read the rest of this entry »

April 20, 2011

How to Make Pastichio

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As every day passes, I get a little more excited for Easter Sunday. Mostly I’m just really craving that lamb, but part of me also loves spending time with my family. We always manage to have a good time, and I think that it’s not just because of the wine, Metaxa and beer. When it comes to holidays like Easter and Christmas, it’s hard not to smile. There’s so much meaning behind both holidays, and they’re extremely important to millions of people around the world.

This Easter, we’re going over to my maternal grandparents’ home. For the past 5 years, we’ve actually hosted Easter at our house, but my grandmother is pretty sick and it’s hard for her to get around. We all just figured that it would be easier to bring the tradition and the holiday to her.

One other thing that we’ll be bringing is pastichio, one of my favorite Easter foods. It’s a Greek casserole filled with macaroni, beef, a cream sauce and more. Read more about it after the jump!

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A Mexican Easter Menu!

Traditional Easter recipes are all well and good, but try changing up your Easter menu this year with some Mexican dishes!  No, we’re not talking enchiladas for Easter breakfast- you can incorporate simple and tasty Mexican recipes into your Easter menu without neglecting your favorites.  Here are some to try this year! Read the rest of this entry »

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