This year I will have a quiet Easter. On Monday 4/10/23, I will have an operation and spend the night at the hospital. I should be home on Tuesday around lunch time. In the past, my family has often come to visit from Michigan for a week at Easter. I usually ordered a ham dinner with sides from a local restaurant and only had to heat it. I also made my own salad and added a few family favorites. My family had fun celebrations. It was really about being together. If you ever need help to make a holiday easy, check with local restaurants and grocery stores for the offered holiday dinners to go. Today I’m sharing local Publix Supermarket’s catered Easter dinners as well as Cracker Barrel. (THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED POST.) Let’s start with a deviled egg tray as appetizer. I really prefer my own deviled eggs, but if it was an emergency, this is a nice platter.Read More
The U.S. Thanksgiving holiday will be here in 2 weeks. This year my table inspiration is a vintage tapestry table scarf with a primitive country print. It reminds me of Grandma Moses a little (American folk artist, 1860 – 1961). It has a very old-time feeling. I found it for little money in May at the thrift store. I knew immediately it would make a great basis for my Thanksgiving table this year.
I’m a big fan of hummus. I always have it in the refrigerator. Sometimes I buy a carton of classic hummus and sometimes I make some with a variety of additions. Today let’s talk Spinach Artichoke Hummus. If you like spinach and artichoke dip, here’s a taste you’ll like. It’s a combination of spinach, artichoke and the taste of hummus.Read More