Category Archives: Easter throughout history
Index: Easter Throughout History
EASTER EGGS. The custom of making presents of eggs on particular occasions is of great antiquity. In Roman Catholic countries the custom prevails at Easter, where the allusion was evidently meant to be to the Resurrection. In process of time, … Continue reading
Source: Eggs: facts and fancies about them, Anna Barrows Index: Easter Throughout History
ROMANCES OF EGGS. In the good old times Easter eggs were often adorned with tiny pictures or emblematical devices and sentimental mottoes. Such eggs did duty as valentines, and were afterward preserved in the homes of the happy pairs. That … Continue reading
For Easter, you may want a Glory Cake gleaming white with a green coconut nest filled with candy eggs. It is easily made with a simplified recipe and only two eggs. Easter Glory Cake Preparations: Have shortening at room temperature. … Continue reading
I took this set of 19th century line drawings of hares and rabbits from Ralph O. Edward’s reference book – “Rabbits, for exhibition, pleasure, and market”.