Preparing the Pride and Joy of the Family—The Easter Basket

Appears in
The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

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Paska Bread—The traditional Easter bread, a small loaf will do

White or beeswax candle—To be placed in the center of the Paska bread; it will be lit during the ceremony

Babka—A small plain or decorated loaf will do

Pysanky—Inedible batik-decorated Easter eggs (new ones are acquired every year)

Krashanky—Dyed hard-cooked eggs; a variety of single-colored eggs is acceptable, however, one must be red which is the color that symbolizes the sun

Peeled, hard—cooked eggs

Salt—Just a small amount is appropriate