Easter Dinner

Category: Menus

Date: 08-29-2009

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Easter Dinner  
Cider-Baked Ham      
Macaroni and Cheese  
Mashed potatoes       
Baked beans   
Deviled Eggs   
Pretzel Salad  
Brownies/Ice Cream   
Cinnamon stick
13 cups apple cider    
7-10 # cured bone-in half ham (shank end)
Dark brown sugar      
Bread Crumb Topping  
3       slices white sandwich bread (good-quality, about 6 ounces), torn into rough pieces        
1 1/2  tablespoons unsalted butter (cold), cut into 6 pieces        
Pasta and Cheese      
      pound elbow macaroni          
      tablespoon table salt  
2     tablespoons unsalted butter  
3       tablespoons all-purpose flour          
3/4     teaspoons powdered mustard         
1/8     teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)   
2 1/2  cups milk (see note)   
4       ounces Monterey Jack cheese , shredded (1 cup)   
4       ounces sharp cheddar cheese , shredded (1 cup)    
1/2     teaspoon table salt   
Long pretzels  
4 oz cream cheese    
4 oz cool whip
3 oz strawberry jello  
10 pkg frozen strawberries   
Vidalia onion   
Dijon mustard  
Ice cream      
Large oven bag         
Brine the ham
Takes about 3 hours to cook on Sunday