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Portions of this site were updated on 30 March 2015.

Anyone who likes to cook will tell you that part of the fun of cooking is sharing good recipes. At Teri's Kitchen, you will find hundreds of tried-and-true recipes from my family and personal collections, plus several hundred shared recipes from contributors. In addition, there are menus for every day and special occasions, cooking tips, links and much more. I will post additions and revisions to the site on this page as they occur throughout the month. To browse the kitchen, visit the Recipe Files page or, for specific recipes or information, use the Search Boxes throughout the site. I hope you will enjoy what I have to offer.

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Easter Menu and Recipes
St Patrick's Day Recipes (archive)
Monthly Features

Easter Recipes and Dinner Menu

Sunday, April 5, 2015

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Easter is a very special holiday for many of us that is celebrated with family gatherings and good food. The menu usually includes ham or lamb, fresh produce and other foods available in early spring, depending on the culture and the region. My Pennsylvania Dutch family's traditional Easter dinner menu always featured baked ham, potatoes and spring vegetables or, when Easter was too early for the harvest, vegetables that were home-canned during the previous season. A family favorite springtime dish, my grandmother's rhubarb pie, was the dessert served most often. In addition to the menu, I posted recipes for lamb, vegetables, eggs, desserts and other sweets to offer alternate choices so that you can design a menu based on personal tastes and your family's Easter traditions. There is also a link to recipes using spring produce, which includes dishes not listed on this page, as well as links to recipes for using leftover ham or lamb. I hope you enjoy.

Monthly Features

Featured Recipe

Poached Cod with Browned Butter

Shared Family Recipe

Sue's Homemade Irish Cream

Menu Suggestions

Menus based on this month's features.


New recipes are always welcomed. For information and to browse all the shared recipes, visit the Shared Family Recipes page.

No matter where I take my guests, it seems they like my kitchen best.
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