Meet Christy Rost

Public Television Chef Christy Rost is the author of three cookbooks, a television and radio personality, entertaining guru, lifestyle authority, home restoration expert, cooking teaching, Registered Nurse, a popular guest chef and presenter for food and wine festivals, home shows, women's expos, retailers, and charities, and is passionately dedicated to the celebration of Home and Family.

Christy's expertise in celebrating home and family has been featured nationwide each November 2009 through 2015 on PBS and CREATE TV stations with her one-hour Holiday production for American Public Television, A Home for Christy Rost: Thanksgiving, centered around her stunning 1898 mountain home, "Swan's Nest" in Breckenridge, Colorado. This highly-acclaimed show, broadcast annually in 91% of U.S. households, is a testament to Christy's passion for family, friends, home, gardening, historic preservation, decorating, food, wine, and celebrating each day around the table with her signature, casual-elegant style.

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Notes from Swan's Nest

Christy's blog from her mountain home

Let's Celebrate Easter!
March 27, 2016

It may be Easter, but it's been snowing rather heavily at Swan's Nest the past three days, so any thought of the Easter Bunny hiding colored eggs outdoors has been tabled until another year. My husband Randy and I tease that should we forge ahead and hide eggs anyway, knowing that either a fox will get them or we'll find them sometime in May after the thaw.

This year's Easter celebration won't miss a beat though, because the Easter Bunny is delivering a basket of egg-shaped Orange Cream Easter Cookies. These tender, orange-flavored cookies garnished with a thin layer of frosting and a sprinkle of tinted sugar, look every bit as festive as Easter eggs, and will add a festive touch to any Easter celebration.

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Celebrating Home

Finalist for the High Plains Book Award!

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