Virtual Easter Meal

Easter Meal 2020 Virtual

I am social distancing due to the Coronavirus. It was my first year to be alone for Easter. I was still able to enjoy good food and company while celebrating the holiday. I even set my table and wore a dress.

Yesterday, my Mom and I dyed Easter eggs together on video. Today, I made and delivered an Easter meal to my friend Carol (she lives 2 miles away). When I arrived at her home, the beautiful daffodils from her garden were waiting for me in a box outside. I left her a box of food in it’s place. I drove home and then we ate the meal together on video.


  • Smashed Peas with Whipped Ricotta on homemade French Bread – I did not crisp the bread.
  • Asparagus Soup with Lemon Sour Cream – fresh lemon zest mixed with sour cream
  • Roasted Carrots with Pistachios – I added pistachios after roasting.
  • Individual Easter Peanut Butter Pie – I made it festive by putting an small chocolate chick in it. I am glad that my Instacart shopper was able to get the cute chocolate chicks this week.

Easter Meal

Individual Easter Peanut Butter Pie

Easter Meal Packed for Carol

Easter Food, Menu, and Special Treat for Carol

Kathy on Carols computer

Note: Carol took the above photo from her home. My Mom said it looks like I am on a cooking show.

It felt very normal to make food for a holiday and I thoroughly enjoyed cooking today. But it is not normal for my family to have an Easter meal at home. We have a tradition of going to a nice restaurant for a buffet meal. My parents and sister actually started the tradition without me when I was 12 and flew to see my Grandparents in Florida one Easter.

My critique of the meal: The food was delicious. It was my third time making the asparagus soup. It was my first time making everything else except for the french bread. If I were to change anything, I would put labels on the containers for Carol. I wanted things to be fresh so gave her many small containers and ended up giving her 3 containers with white stuff (sour cream with lemon zest, whipped ricotta, whipped cream). I think that virtual meals are a good alternative especially when you can share the same food. I would recommend it and do it again.

Happy Easter!

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4 Responses to Virtual Easter Meal

  1. Wendy Jacobson says:

    Happy Easter!

  2. Deborah Klee says:

    what creative ways to celebrate from afar and to share your delicious food online beats it all! love it all!

  3. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you so much!

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