red eggs

Roast Leg of Lamb by Sava Our roasted leg of lamb is the centerpiece of our Easter dinner, filling the kitchen with its tantalizing aromas of garlic, lemon and oregano. I posted this 3 years ago, but I decided to post it again for those of you who weren’t reading my blogs back then. If […]

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As we get ready for our Greek Orthodox Easter, a week after everyone else’s Easter, I was preparing to dye our eggs the traditional red/scarlet. Typically I have used Rit dye which is for fabrics, not food, because I never could find natural or food grade dye in our local markets. However, as I read […]


Easter Eggs

by Sava

In most Greek Orthodox households, right before Easter, the tradition of dying eggs red is practiced. It is always a deep red or scarlet to symbolize the blood of Christ. Red eggs are also dyed for the Easter church service which is midnight mass. After the service, the priest distributes one egg to each parishioner […]