Monday, April 9, 2012

Easter Feast Finds

Just want to add a note about our Easter meal because I really enjoyed some new recipes and techniques.

A cute old lady at Cosco was mulling over their honey ham, so I went with her recommendation.  To cook it, I used my crockpot.  Maybe that's totally "duh" to everybody else, but it only just occurred to me.  The recipe is simple: 1 1/2 cups brown sugar and ham.  Cook.  See?  Pretty easy.  The ham was SO moist, it was cooked to perfection.  In the future I'll probably experiment with some other flavors to add because as it was just, well, ham-tasting.  But, my oven was free for several other items that needed to cook simultaneously, so I definitely recommend the slow-cooker for that reason alone.

I didn't want to bother coordinating rolls around church, so I made muffins - a yummy, springy, lemon poppy seed recipe.  Mmmmmm.  5 stars from this house.

For dessert, I couldn't decide between about a million choices (dessert is like that, ya know) but finally settled on just two: