A World of Speculation

Here’s a good article about the contents and symbolism of the traditional Pascha basket. It’s beyond my domestic skills, but it’s a valueable resource: What’s in Our Pascha Basket by Nichola Krause: “When I was young, I never knew why we were eating these strange ‘basket foods’ after fasting for Lent. I didn’t like ham; I wanted lasagna and meatballs! I didn’t want horseradish; I wanted Arby’s! But as I grew older, and wiser, and stayed up later (in the kitchen with Grandma, Mom & Auntie Sue, talking late into the night), I learned how to prepare these foods, and what they meant.”