Ahh, the joy of waking up on Easter Sunday morning and discovering the table magically adorned with flowers and gifts! We will let the pictures do the talking, from early morning to brunch to dinner.
Ordinarily, someone paints the Easter candle but a little paper, tape, and some colored markers suffice.
Lucy made this year’s fruit salad. Berries have a funny way of gradually disappearing in the days leading up the fruit salad.
I think the Blanc de Blanc from Trader Joe’s is an acceptable bubbly for the Mimosas- and of course a couple of those strawberries
Hollandaise in the making.
This year’s Easter pastry was a star-shaped chocolate sweet bread of sorts. Here it is directly before getting baked.
We opted to cut some thick ham slices to put over the tomatoes for our Eggs Blackstone.
Meanwhile, the table was set and ready for action.
Now comes the fun- and of course timing is everything.
Here is my plate- the avocado was a pure extra!
Thankfully we were able to finish brunch before noon- and so there was plenty of time to build up a late dinner appetite. This year we returned to Beef Wellington. Underneath that lush covering of Phyllo dough lies a beautiful fat-covered rib roast!
Here is the Wellington resting a little
A little too dark to see, but this is a nice mug of gravy.