Did you grow up watching someone, maybe a grandparent, make a butter lamb? These sweet butter sculptures traditionally accompany the Easter meal for many Russian, Slovenian and Polish families. Butter is shaped into a lamb either by hand or in a lamb-shaped mold. You might want make one for your celebration. Try these easy directions to create your own little Easter butter lamb covered in woolly curls. It is cute, decorative and symbolic for your holiday table.
Instead of our usual St. Patrick’s Day dinner of corned beef and cabbage, I made Irish Lamb Stew, brimming with leeks, carrots, parsnips and flavored with dill. Thickened with cornstarch instead of flour, it is gluten-free.