Easter Archives

Use a whisk to remove Easter eggs from a cup of dye without coloring your fingers, or to lift boiled eggs out of hot water without burning your hands and without dropping the slippery little buggers from a spoon. This also works to remove them from ice water if you cool your eggs after boiling. Simple press the whisk onto the egg, and the little…

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This post contains affiliate links. It’s Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season and a time when Christians focus on what Christ did for them both through his life and more specifically through his death. Then it all culminates in the glorious resurrection of Easter morning. I’m giddy about Easter. Over the years I’ve used several approaches to bring the magnitude of this home…

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Easter is a fun time for families, but for my family, it is all about our faith, and our faith is all about Jesus. At Easter it can be easy to get wrapped up in the Easter breakfast and the Easter basket and the Easter ham and the Easter eggs and the Easter buffet and the Easter chocolate and the Easter brunch and the Easter…

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How to Keep Potatoes From Browning

This post goes out to Facebook fan Jessica. Good luck and have fun with your first major Thanksgiving cooking! I love to prep as much of my major cooking ahead of time as possible, especially for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. (I’ve even fed the family breakfast before bed to get a jumpstart on the next day. Note to self: bad idea.) Sometimes my prep backfires,…

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Ways to use up leftover hard-boiled eggs

Eggs have a natural protective coating that keeps the inside of the egg fresh despite the porous nature of the shell.  When you boil hard-boiled eggs, you wash the protective coating off the shell, taking away nature’s preservative. If properly refrigerated, hard-boiled eggs are generally considered edible for a week after they are boiled. (No need for confessions here about how long any of us…

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Peeling hard-boiled eggs.

Few kitchen tasks make a person feel more inferior than the often bewildering process of peeling hard-boiled eggs. Here are some save-the-day (or at least save-the-egg) tips for a clean, easy peel (almost) every time: Peeling Hard-Boiled Eggs: The Prep Boil the eggs properly. To learn how, read How to Boil an Egg: Making Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs. There are other recipes which have you boiling…

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How to boil an egg: perfect hard-boiled eggs

Today I am honored to have as a guest blogger, my lovely daughter Hannah from Horse Crazy Bookworm. It’s almost Easter! And one of the most popular signs of Easter is the Easter egg. So I’m here to tell you how to make the best hard boiled-eggs ever! You know what I mean by “the best”? I mean a perfect bright-yellow-yolk-minus-the weird-green-color, easy-to-peel, and superbly delicious…

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