Easter feasting, another excuse to gather around the table

Spring has arrived here in Nashville. Fruit trees are in flower and the early spring bulbs are already poking up their heads. Did I tell you I love spring? Well, I do. Easter is just under 3 weeks away so I wanted to repost this from last year. Maybe it will encourage you to gather around the table with family and friends alike and have wonderful conversations!

The Table

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I love spring. As a matter of fact, I love both transitional seasons; spring and fall. I only wish they lasted longer before the intense heat or cold sets in. In the spring all of creation erupts into song. The birds begin a new season of nest building and family growing. Nature awakens from the long winter sleep and flowers begin to pop up all over the place.

For me and our family, spring means Easter. And Easter means lamb. For years we celebrated the feast with baked ham like many others until one year, back in 1993 if I’m correct, I received my monthly Bon Appetite magazine. In it was a Greek Easter feast that I simply HAD to try. I used every single recipe for the meal and even added a Martha Stewart recipe for Spanakopita instead of just purchasing them at the store. I looked up a…

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3 thoughts on “Easter feasting, another excuse to gather around the table”

  1. Gigi!! I think I have that same magazine! lol!! That meal is famous at our house. Chad still tells our friends about it! I agree–it is a wonderful thing to bless friends and family with an abundant table! Thanks for always inspiring me to love my people in this way! and, bonus! Your pictures are so beautiful!

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