Holiday-Easter

easter 2012

serene blue and white for the Easter table… fresh flowers from the sweet hubby… homemade buttermilk ranch dressing for the baby greens… cheesy roasted fan potatoes with fresh parsley and thyme… country pineapple casserole…absolutely delicious with glazed ham… coconut jam cake… and an after dinner hike on Sorin’s Bluff I’ll be posting the recipes for…

Easter 2011 ~ a photo journal

What a gorgeous day! We colored eggs… had a wonderful dinner with the princesses… went for a walk in the sun and saw all sorts of things budding and blooming barn bluff finally free of snow and a windmill that made the coolest sound as we passed by… Happy Easter! ~Melissa

maple pork roast

photograph by Melissa Placzek “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”  ~Albert Camus This is so simple to make, yet so delicious I’ve made it several times for Christmas dinner. ~Maple Pork Roast~ Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, combine: 1 cup real maple syrup 1/4 cup Dijon…

Easter Story Cookies

This is a fun way to illustrate the Easter story for children. Share the story of Jesus’ resurrection with your family by making these Easter story cookies. They should be prepared the night before Easter. Easter story cookies 1 cup whole pecans 1 teaspoon vinegar 3 egg whites A pinch of salt 1 cup sugar…