Easter dinner, hot cross buns, Passover

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, April 9, 2017

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Blossom of the almond trees,
April's gift to April's bees,
Birthday ornament of spring,
Flora's fairest daughterling
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–Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)

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Favorite Easter Recipes
Favorite Easter Recipes
From festive Easter breads to pretty Easter pies, browse our favorite recipes for this all-important Christian feast day. Not only do we have Easter dinner covered, but we also have some egg-cellent Easter brunch ideas if that’s more your speed. Think spring—starting with yellow eggs, orange...
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Bold Kitchen Aprons

There’s always something cooking at The Old Farmer’s Almanac. When it gets messy, we grab for one of these easy-care cotton aprons.

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How To Clean, Trim, and Store Asparagus
Need to store your asparagus for a little while? Here are some easy tips for how to clean, trim, and store your asparagus for up to two weeks!
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Vegetable Kingdom Chip and Dip Serving Tray

Our colorful tray is a dazzling way to present not only chips and dip, but also crackers and cheese spread, vegetables and hummus, or fruit and chocolate sauce. This tray looks substantial, but is dishwasher-safe melamine for easy care. 

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Hot Cross Buns With Icing
Hot Cross Buns With Icing

Traditionally, Hot Cross Buns are served on Good Friday prior to Easter.

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Tuscan Grove Table Runner

The bold pattern features sun-ripened olives, lemons, and plums that bring home the welcoming spirit of a Mediterranean kitchen.

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Italian Easter Bread With Dyed Eggs
Italian Easter Bread With Dyed Eggs

With its pretty dyed eggs tucked inside, this Italian Easter Bread is not only delicious but also makes a beautiful edible centerpiece!  

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Rabbit Planter

Add charm with this classically posed Rabbit Planter. Cast using a magnesium oxide formula that makes this planter durable and lightweight. The detailed features and hand-painted stone-color finish make this piece a wonderful addition to patios or indoor decor.

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Passover 2021: When Does Passover Begin?
Passover 2021: When Does Passover Begin?
Passover begins at sundown on Saturday, March 27. What does this annual holiday celebrate? Learn about Passover’s meaning and find traditional recipes, including charoset and beef brisket.
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Rustic Sunflower Garden Stake

This large stake stands just under 3 feet tall and the bloom measures about 9 inches across! It combines the charm of weathered metal with hand-painted vibrant colors. It’ll give a bed of purple coneflower a big pop of contrast and color.

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