Easter dinner, hot cross buns, Passover

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, April 9, 2017


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

Sunday, April 9, 2017
99th day of the year

Elle Fanning (actress) was born on this day in 1998.
Harry Babbitt (sang with the Kay Kyser big band on such hits as "The White Cliffs of Dover" and voiced the laugh of Woody Woodpecker) died on this day in 2004.

What the heck is a Garden Hod?
It was designed to harvest and wash vegetables and fruit easily, but it has hundreds of other uses, too!

old farmers almanac garden guide

Ham or Lamb? Easter Recipes!

Best Easter Recipes and Dinner Ideas
Discover our best Easter dinner recipes—from ham to lamb—as well as Easter breads, deviled egg appetizers, seasonal sides (from asparagus tart to carrot puff), and Easter cakes (from carrot cake to lovely lemon). You’ll also find delicious Easter brunch ideas!
Vegetable Kingdom Apron

Here’s an apron that any cook would be proud to wear! It features a bright print and it’s 100% cotton for easy care. 
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How to Prepare Asparagus

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!
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. 
Easy Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns! Traditionally, this delicious sweet bun was served on Good Friday prior to Easter.

Tuscan Grove Table Runner

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

Italian Easter Bread

This Italian Easter Bread recipe has been a favorite of my Italian family for years. With the lovely dyed eggs tucked inside, it’s a beautiful edible centerpiece, too!

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.
Passover History and Recipes

When Is the Start of Passover 2018?
In 2018, Passover begins at sundown on Friday, March 30. See more Passover dates, a short history—plus, we share a couple of Passover recipes!
Rustic Sunflower Garden Stake

This large stake stands just under 4 feet tall and the bloom measures about a foot 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.