T -8 days til' Easter dinner...
- chelleyd01 Mar 30, 2007 03:30 PM
Okay, Hounds, I want to have a non-ham Easter dinner. We really don't have a whole lot of tradition, other than a boatload of Reese's Peanut Butter Eggs. Here is what I can't pull off because someone will whine: seafood/fish, peppers, onions (unless I can mince them to nothing with my processor and cook so he can't see them) and mayo (very limited unless its in a deviled egg which he thinks is ranch dressing!!!).
What are your Easter dinners going to be? Anything I really should try? I try to do alot in advance so I am not a crazy person all weekend long.
Thanks, Hounds and have a peaceful holiday!
We've always liked a cold Easter dinner. Yes, we do serve a ham, but also potato salad, deviled eggs, chicken salad, olives, cold veggies, some good bread, etc.
We're having turkey, stuffing, some vegetable, and strawberry cake for dessert.
Just going to be Mr. B and I, so we're keeping it simple.
leg of lamb, roasted asparagus,geen beans almondine,roasted potatoes and because i'm italian a first course of some kind of pasta
I'd recommend doing a roasted chicken, but do yourself a favor and brine it.
I also love the simplicity and reward of popovers (herbed or cheesy), but these really go better w/ something like pot roast or brisket. If you don't mind meat, consider doing a simple brisket studded/stuffed with garlic cloves, and surrounded with potatoes, carrots, and onions (just don't let the boy spy them!) to roast together. Serve w/ popovers and maybe creamed spinach or corn... If that's too heavy roast some asparagus and/or grean beans. Trifle (made w/ raspberry jam) or biscuits w/ stewed peaches and whipped cream for dessert or sticky toffee pudding... can you tell I'm of British descent?