TIP OF THE DAY: Easter Bread

Tsouréki, a braided yeast loaf with red-colored hard-boiled eggs. Photo courtesy Artisan Bread In Five.   Modern bakers make loaves and rolls shaped like rabbits. But from early times in Europe, rich, festive breads were baked as a celebration of the end of winter. Later they became associated with Easter. Often they were yeast breads,…
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EASTER: Filled Chocolate Eggs From Chocolat Moderne

There’s still time to order these luscious, hand-painted Easter eggs from Chocolat Moderne. Decorated with splashy and colorful abandon in the style of Fauvism, each egg measure 3″ x 2″ and weighs 46g, the average size of four of bonbons. You can buy an assortment ($49 for six eggs or $27 for three eggs) or…
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BOOK: The Macaroon Bible

A gift for cookie lovers, gluten free observers and Passover hosts. Photo courtesy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.   Before there were macarons, French meringue oookie sandwiches, there were macaroons. The soft, gluten-free coconut cookies are a delight year-round, but especially appreciated by Passover observers. Made of shredded coconut, sweetened condensed milk and egg whites—without the flour…
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FOOD FUN: Best Decorated Easter Eggs

Can’t decide how to decorate your Easter eggs? Check out this gorgeous array of 16 ideas collected by BehindTheCookie.com. We like these gold foil-accented eggs, but we’re creating a craft contest for our Easter guests—before the meal begins—from the Humpty Dumpty idea. Don’t tell them, but everyone who completes a Humpty Dumpty design gets a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Wines For Easter Dinner

Lachryma Christi, “Tears Of Christ,” a delicious red for Easter. Photo courtesy Vinmoldova.md.   What’s a holiday feast without memorable wines? THE NIBBLE’s wine editor, Kris Prasad, has come up with special recommendations for your Easter dinner. Whether your main course is lamb, ham, beef or poultry, these affordable red wines are not only tasty,…
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