Tag Archive | Easter

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter, everyone. I was confused to learn that people don’t solely subsist on candy on Easter Sunday. While it sounds like a strange decision to not be eating confectionery eggs, I’ll be respectful. In keeping with these “meals” my menu consists of ham with pineapple chutney glaze, red cabbage salad, garlic mashed potatoes, asparagus […]

Sweet Saturday (Easter Edition): Russell Stover Cookie Dough Egg

Forget Halloween! Easter is the best time for seasonal candy. From Cadbury eggs to candy bunnies galore, spring brings out creativity in candy makers. Russell Stover is particularly noteworthy for their unending variety of “egg” flavors. I’d credit frequent Cadbury Egg shortages for discovering them. Some of the most interesting flavors include raspberry marshmallow, red […]

Hot Cross Buns: Leske’s Bakery and Boulangerie Lopez

Hot cross buns are one of the most popular baked goods associated with Easter. The buns generally look like slider rolls but bear a cross of frosting on top symbolizing the crucifixion. Depending on the bakery they’ll contain raisins or other dried fruit inside and the dough is sometimes made with cinnamon. Other times, there […]

Sweet Beat (Easter Edition): Cadbury Chocolate Creme Egg

As a fan of Cadbury Eggs, I’m happy to report that this year there is no shortage of the Easter treats. That includes classic, caramel and the new to me, chocolate crème. The chocolate crème tastes super rich. The filling is thick and creamy. It tastes as decadent as it sounds. For me it was […]

Easter Candy: Cadbury Cream Eggs Now Available

Cadbury Crème Eggs Fantastic news. Cadbury Crème Eggs are now available at least one retailer: CVS. I spotted and promptly bought a handful. Valentine’s Day just ended so the candy hearts are gone at retail outlets. There is no lag time these days between holidays, this means they’re already stocked up for Easter related stuff. […]