Easter with a twist

April 2, 2013

And a fair-to-middlin' Easter dinner it was.

And a fair-to-middlin’ Easter dinner it was.

This was Easter dinner: Ham, potato salad, asparagus, pineapple, deviled eggs.

But it wasn’t just your ordinary Easter dinner. Oh, no, I was not going to do something as routine as THAT.

So I glazed the ham with char siu sauce and grilled it. I sprinkled the fresh pineapple slices with curry powder and grilled them (I was rummaging  for my Jamacian jerk seasoning, ran across the curry powder first, decided that would do nicely). And I tossed the asparagus spears with olive oil, lemon juice, and lemon zest, grilled them as well, then dusted them with freshly grated Parmigiano.

The potato salad was normal, which is to say, outstanding. The eggs I deviled with some of the leftover dressing from the potato salad. Bad choice. Won’t do that again.

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One spoiled, rotten dog

February 18, 2013

You will perhaps remember my rotten little spoiled pug, Lucy Lu. Here is how spoiled she is.

Oh, yes. There was potato salad with the eggs. Because I could.

Oh, yes. There was potato salad with the eggs. Because I could.

She and I recently shared a plate of deviled eggs topped with caviar.

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It’s been a somewhat frantic week, to which I alluded a while back. Plus, I’ve still got that screwy d/l thing going on with the pics; sometimes it does, and sometimes it doesn’t.

It was good, and I ate way too much. I do love me some asparagus.

Anyway, I finally managed to get Easter photos downloaded. Traditional Easter dinner — ham, potato salad, deviled eggs, roasted asparagus. With homemade Hollandaise, now that I’ve learned how to make it.

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