There is a tradition in my husband’s family that I love. Every year his great aunts gathered at their local church, along with other ladies in the area, and made Italian Easter Bread. These ladies make loaves and loaves of this rich bread and sell them as a fundraiser for the church. Mark’s mom always made sure that he and his brothers each got one or two loaves for their families. The Easter after we were engaged was the first time I had a taste of this bread. I’m not much of an egg lover but this rich bread has a delicious buttery and eggy flavor that I do love…
Food traditions are an important part of a family's history and even more special around the holidays. Here is a little about one of my more recently acquired food traditions - and one of my favorites!