Christos Anesti 2012

It was a beautiful day celebrating Easter with family and friends. A lot of preparation goes into our annual Easter feast. I baked bread.Tassajara Yeasted Wheat BreadI dyed red eggs. (And inadvertently, my hands as well.)Traditional red Easter eggsI made my family’s favorite potato salad. The menu also included roasted potatoes and carrots, Greek salad, orzo salad and spinach pie. potato saladAnd of course, a leg of lamb. (You can see last year’s Easter lamb & festivities video here.)preparing the leg of  lambThe table was set early. (A little guy needed some blueberries fast.) We started the meal breaking Tsoureki, the traditional Easter bread. We read St. John Chrysostom’s Paschal Homily (c. 347–407).Table is set The egg cracking contest was underway…
Egg cracking

…and it’s Benjamin for the win!Benjamin FTWThe feast is abundant, eat your fill! All of you enjoy the wealthy banquet of the faith and mercy of God.

Greek Easter 2012

Christ is risen, and the angels rejoice! Christ is risen, and life reigns! Christ is risen, and not one dead remains in a tomb!
Christos Anesti!

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