Easter 2009 Dinner

The family gathered at our place this Easter for lunch, an egg hunt and chit chat. It was a long day with a total of 14 of us gathered including 6 under the age of 10. Thank goodness we moved the TV downstairs. 🙂

Easter 2009 Menu
Baked Ham with Maple Orange Glaze
Mashed Potatoes
Glazed Carrots
Roasted Asparagus

Homemade rolls (ala ted_badger)

Plus three deserts – raspberry triffle from my sister-in-law and chocolate-cherry squares & chocolate chip bars from my mom.


Saturday night – 04/11/2009

Smaller group than usual this week (“only” 9) and we hadn’t had a beef main dish in quite sometime so I started with that and worked around it.

April 11th Menu
Good Eats Meat Loaf
Orzo Pilaf
Corn & Red Peppers

Hartford Election Cake – link provides some history

Notes under here.

Saturday night – 04/04/2009

Almost a full slate of friends over for dinner this week. The children discovered they liked a new vegetable or at least found it less objectionable than other vegetables. w00t!

April 4th Menu
Braised Turkey with black olives
Couscous with caramelized onions & lemon zest
Roasted beets and sauteed apples
Homemade bread by ted_badger

Cherry squares for dessert