Easter Dessert Cheese

Let’s take one more look at a recipe for paska, the dessert cheese featured at Orthodox Easter luncheon. The breaking of the fast of Lent must be one big food orgy considering all the delicious sweets, breads and traditional foods I am finding in this box of recipes! I can’t deny they are intriguing, but … Continue reading

Mashed Potato Cream Eggs

  When I think of making candy, I think of mashed potatoes! Actually, no, I have never thought of that. I am perplexed by this ingredient and I don’t know if I will be trying it. Does anyone have an idea of why the recipe uses mashed potatoes? Mashed Potato Cream Eggs 5 boxes XXX … Continue reading

Easter Eggs Cream

Chocolate dipped Easter eggs sound so easy when you see how few ingredients there are. I am feeling tempted to try this. Has anyone ever made their own? As site reader Diane B and I discussed recently, it is much easier to just buy the pre-made ones from Hershey’s or even See’s. Easter Eggs Cream … Continue reading

Egg Custard Cheese (Hrutka)

I’m really getting an education in Eastern European Easter foods! This is a recipe for a Slovenian Easter cheese called hrutka. I found it also called certzo and cerdetz, but all agree the words describe the same item. An egg custard that is pressed into a cheese. It can be sweet or savory, infused with … Continue reading

Easter Eggs – Cherry

Continuing in the Easter traditions, here is a recipe for cherry flavored chocolate eggs. I remember the fancy ones we bought through school fundraisers and the like, they were pretty good, like an extra giant sized nougat from See’s. Many had a sugar paste flower on top. This particular recipe is for the cherry flavored … Continue reading

Easter Cheese Paska (Barns)

This Easter cheese paska is interesting, I’m really intrigued. Can anyone share with us what it tastes like? What is the consistency? A friend told me it’s like a cheese spread. What do you put it on? Easter Cheese Paska (Barns) 3/4 lb sweet butter 4 hard boiled egg yolks 2 1/2 lbs cream cheese … Continue reading

Chocolate Fudge Eggs

This might be a fun activity for older kids and insane mommies, lol. Home made chocolate fudge eggs for Easter sound like just the kind of thing that drove mothers everywhere to purchase the foil wrapped ones from Hershey’s. However, for a fun project, I can’t deny the temptation to attempt this. You would want … Continue reading