Preparing for Easter

ALBERT LEA, Minn. — Along with the Easter celebration, brings the task of preparing the holiday meal.So grocery stores, such as Hy-Vee in Albert Lea, are the places to be today.

Folks flooded checkout lines to finish off their holiday shopping.

While the Easter tradition maybe preparing a ham, grocery stores say they are seeing some change from that thanks to warmer temperatures.

[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1364930966&height=360&page_count=5&pf_id=9620&show_title=1&va_id=3999708&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=360 div_id=videoplayer-1364930966 type=script]“We do have a lot of people doing the traditional Easter ham and even a few turkeys’ here and there,” Perishables Manager Lonnie Smith said. “But, we have a lot of people coming in and getting some steaks or chops for the grill, lots of grilling going on with the nice weather out.”

He adds today is usually one of their busiest times of the year.

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