by April Reinhardt
(last updated March 2, 2009)
Whether you choose to serve a simple Easter brunch for your own family or an elaborate Easter dinner party, complete with appetizers or hors d'oeuvres, preparing to serve a special feast entails planning. When planning your Easter feast, consider the following:
Once you've answered all of those questions, decide upon the menu for your feast. If you're thinking of a more traditional sit-down Easter dinner, you might choose ham, green-bean casserole, deviled eggs, scalloped potatoes, glazed baby carrots, rolls, and pineapple-upside-down cake for dessert. A large buffet, however, might include all of those foods with the addition of several more items for guests to choose from. Those additional foods might include sweet potatoes, corn, baked beans, tossed salad with dressings, sour cream potato casserole, roast beef, meatloaf, spare ribs, biscuits, rolls, various breads, Jell-O salad, potato salad, coleslaw, and small dishes of pickles and cubed cheeses.
If you choose to serve a buffet, have a separate area reserved just for desserts. Make available all kinds of pies, cakes, cookies, and specialty items such as fudge and caramel popcorn. Desserts should remain simple for a sit-down Easter feast, limited to two dessert choices.
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