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An Easter Celebration!
and Bunnies and Eggs, Oh My!
almost that time of year again. You're
standing, dumbfounded, in front of a mound
of hard boiled eggs and chocolate Easter
bunnies. You wonder "what am I going to do
with 6 dozen eggs and 25 chocolate
bunnies". The stress of it is almost
enough to send you to bed for a week - or
at least tear most of your hair out.
Here's a few ideas and recipes from Not
Just Beans: 50 Years of Frugal Family
Favorites to help you avoid both of
Tip - Blown Eggs:
To blow an egg, allow egg to reach room
temperature. Use an awl or a large darning
needle to make a small hole at each end of
the egg. Blow out the insides. Hold egg
underwater until it fills up, then blow
out the water. Drain and air-dry.
Tip courtesy of Family
Dye your Easter Eggs naturally! Read
Holiday Feasts Can be Healthy Too!
Holiday meals are one of the hardest times
to continue our healthy eating. However,
you don't have to sacrifice taste to enjoy
a wonderful meal at Easter. Read
Working with Chocolate
Chocolate is a versatile and valuable
ingredient, but in some forms is
temperamental and difficult to work
Jazzing Up Your Holiday Ham
Ham is part of many of our Easter Dinners.
This year why not jazz it up with a new
sauce or glaze? Read
Leg of Lamb with Garlic, Anchovies and
An tasty recipe from the kitchen of Susan
Fun Easter Recipes
Easy and fun recipes to make with your
What To Do With Ham
We tend to think of a whole boneless ham
as a holiday meat. But it can be a real
money saver and a lower fat meat for your
A Festive Buffet I have prepared and served buffets for
12 people as well as 150. The basics are
the same, and numbers should not
intimidate you. Catering is expensive and
often does not meet your expectations, so
why not do it yourself? Read
Bunny Make this darling bunny to hold your
favorite kitchen tools or as an Easter
gift for friends and family.
Angel Make this charming angel for your
kitchen or bath.
While there are many reasons for teaching kids to cook -- less expensive than eating out, preserves family heritage, etc, the most important
reason is that by teaching your child to cook, you're giving him a better chance to be a healthy grown-up. Enabling your child with the ability
to appreciate freshness and to transform ingredients into tasty foods opens their eyes to making wiser choices about what to eat...