Easter Baskets, the Bunny and Brunches – Oh My!

Easter spelled out on eggs

It’s no foolin’ that Easter is coming soon! On April 1, in fact, which as we all know is also April Fools’ Day. How many parents have a sense of humor like I do, so that you’re going to tell the kiddos that the Easter Bunny forgot to come this year, wait for their crestfallen look, and then say “April Fools’!!”? Come on – admit I’m not alone in having that prank idea! My kids are all 20-something and living on their own, so should be beyond the Easter basket and candy hunt around the house thing, but no… I’ll get the look if I pull this prank and then I’ll watch as the look becomes such that I know they’re thinking of what prank to pull on me as payback.

Easter in Delavan brings the fun of the Bunny, the Easter egg hunt and Easter brunches.

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First off, let’s start with how Lake Lawn Resort is making it easy for you to host Easter with their ‘Easter Dinner to Go‘. Pre-order by Monday, March 26 (call 262.725.9155) and pick it all up on Easter Sunday. The menu includes: Easter Dinner to Go 2018
citrus-jalapeño glazed pit-style ham
Italian-style cheese tortellini salad
toasted garlic three cheese au gratin potatoes
seasonal spring vegetables
fresh baked rolls & butter
pastel Easter cupcakes
petite chocolate éclairs

Bring the family and have breakfast with the Easter Bunny at United Methodist Church, Saturday, March 31, 8 am – 12 pm. This annual event is sponsored by the Delavan Lions Club and this year the proceeds benefit the Special Olympics of Walworth County. The menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits & gravy, pancakes, orange juice, coffee and milk. Tickets are available at Piggly Wiggly in Delavan or at the door, with adults $7 , children (ages 5 – 10) $5, and children under 4 free. Good eats and a good cause, along with lots of great raffle prizes! Head across the street to Phoenix Park at 9:45 am for the annual Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by the Delavan-Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. It’s always a fun time finding the Easter eggs filled with goodies hidden all over the park.

Easter Dusting event

If you’re an adult and feeling left out of the Easter egg hunt thing, did you forget I mentioned that my kids are all 20-something and still expect an Easter basket and goodies? Seems you’re never too old… Staller Estate Winery knows how we feel and takes care of the need to still be a kid in searching for Easter eggs to a whole new level. Their ‘Easter Dusting‘ allows adults (ages 21 and older) to search for an egg (one per person) and then trade it in for a prize. Prizes vary from discounts, to wine & chocolate flights, to bottles of wine. If you’re wondering what the ‘dusting’ part is all about, well, some of the eggs are easy to find and others might not be, such that you could be ‘dusting’ the floor or a hard-to-reach shelf to find an egg. With prizes being wine-related, all I say is that it’s great being an
adult!

Easter brunch is not to be missed! It knocks the socks off any brunch, any day, in my opinion!

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Lake Lawn Resort’s Easter Brunch starts at 9:30 am and the last seating is at 3 pm. Reservations are required, so call 262.725.9155 to make yours now. The brunch selection includes:

COLD DISPLAYS:
Southern Wisconsin Cheese Board
Cured Meats and Sausage Display
Crudités of Fresh Vegetables with Three Herb Dip
Pimento Cheese with Flat Breads & Cracker Bread
Spring Fresh Fruit and Berries

SEAFOOD BAR:
Garlic and White Wine Marinated Green Lipped Mussels
Spotted Cow Beer Boiled Shrimp
Smoked Whole Lake Trout
House Cured Citron Vodka Gravlax

SALADS:
Artisan Spring Salad, Variety of Spring Dressings
Italiano Cheese Tortellini Salad
Grilled Asparagus with Parmesan & Black Garlic
Spring Potato Menage Salad
Pastel Ambrosia Fruit Salad

THE CARVERY:
Pink Peppercorn Herb Crusted Roast Beef
Red Wine Beef Demi Glace
Rosemary Garlic Pesto Rotisserie Leg of Lamb, Lamb Reduction Sauce

CHEF-PREPARED CUSTOM COUNTRY OMELETS & FARM FRESH EGGS

MALTED BELGIAN WAFFLES:
Pecans
Chocolate Chips
Strawberry Sauce
Whipped Cream
Breakfast Syrup

CHAFING DISH CREATIONS:
Poached Eggs with Lemon Basil Hollandaise & Capicola
Farmstead Scrambled Eggs
Sugar-Cured Bacon
Country Sausage Links
Bavarian Cheese Blintzes with Blueberry Sauce
Citrus Jalapeno Glazed Pit-Style Ham
Tuscan Rice with Zucchini
Yellow Squash & Carrots
Au Gratin Potatoes
Miso Ginger Glazed Atlantic Roasted Salmon
Creamy Baked Ziti Printaniere
Seasonal Spring Vegetables
Lemon Oregano Roasted Chicken

EASTER PASTRY TABLE
Grand Display of Tortes, Cakes, Pastries and Confections

Easter brunch

 

Rosewood’s Easter Brunch has seatings at 11:30 am and 1 pm, with reservations required. The brunch selection includes:

CHEF-ATTENDED PASTA MADE TO ORDER STATION:
Penne, Spaghetti, Angel Hair, Rigatoni, Fettuccine
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Red Bell Pepper, Green Bell Pepper, Tomato, Zucchini, Yellow Squash,
Green Peas, Mushrooms, Artichokes, Kalamati Olives, Green Olives,
Bermuda Onions, Capers, Spinach, Broccoli, Basil, Crushed Red Hot Peppers,
Garlic, Italian Sausage, Char-Grilled Chicken, Ground Sirloin, Gulf Shrimp,
Smoked Ham
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Tomato Basil Sauce, Pesto Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Tomato Vodka Sauce,
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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Parmesan Cheese, Goat Cheese

OMELETS MADE TO ORDER

CARVING STATION:
Roasted Rare Garlic Crusted Steamship Round with Horseradish Cream Sauce
Baked Molasses Glazed Virginia Ham

DISPLAYED HOT BUFFET:
Buttermilk Belgian Waffles, with Fresh Strawberries, Maple Syrup and Vanilla Whipped Cream
Crispy Applewood Smoked Bacon
Griddled Country Sausage Links
Rosewood Hash Brown Potatoes

DISPLAYED COLD BUFFET:
Sweet and Sour Coleslaw
Cranberry Chicken Walnut Salad
Italian Antipasto Salad
Crab Salad with Lemon Aioli
Country Pasta Salad
Dijon Mustard Potato Salad
Baby Field Green Salad
Tomato Caprese Salad
Fresh Seasonal Melons and Berries

FRESH BAKED PASTRIES
Assorted Danish, Muffins, Bagels, Croissants and Sweet Breads
Delectable Desserts

Happy Easter

Easter in Delavan – you can’t beat it, but you better get hoppin’ to put your plans in place!

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