Easter Buffet Menu 2011

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Photo: Kirsten Ellis

After the customary visit from the Easter Bunny, morning mass, and an egg hunt, here is what our family is serving for Easter:

Drinks:

Salty Dogs

Lemon Verbena Iced Tea

Orange Juice and Lemonade

 

Wines:

Chris Robles from The Rare Wine Co. is not only an incredibly knowledgeable wine expert, but also one of our best friends. Any time we have a party or holiday get together, we always ask for his advice.  Here are the wines he chose to go with our Easter menu:

  • NV Rare Wine Co. Champagne
  • 2006 Dauvissat Camus Petit Chablis
  • 2009 Burlotto Pelaverga from Verduno, Italy

Appetizers:

Bagna Cauda with Spring Vegetables

Deviled eggs

Mini whole wheat apple muffins

 

Entrees:

Fried Chicken

Roasted Lamb leg

Nanny’s Easter Egg Pie

 

Sides:

Golden beat salad with Mache

Garden Greens and Radishes with Green Goddess Dressing

Fava Bean Orecchiette with Arugula Pesto

Grilled Asparagus and Pecorino Salad

Fruit Platter and Honeyed Greek Yogurt

Brioche bunnies d’Angelos and Rolls (from D’angelo’s Bakery)

 

Desserts:

Chocolate cake

Carrot cake

Coconut cake

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