Photo by Christopher Tomlinson

Kim Smith has decorated Easter eggs at Enstrom Candies for 20 years. She and two others at Enstrom will hand decorate nearly 3,000 chocolate eggs this year. They began several weeks ago and will finish decorating early this week. The eggs come in three sizes and with a number of fillings. The surprise eggs have candy within their large chocolate shells. The buttercream frosting used to decorate the eggs is made by Home Style Bakery.

Sweet sight

Enstrom's Easter eggs hand decorated with pastels and tradition

The canvas is blank and chocolate — milk chocolate, this one, its curved surface lightly rippled like a pond under a light puff of wind.
(Ooh! A chocolate pond! With fondant lily pads and nougat flowers and cotton candy dragonflies! Because it is inevitable that your thoughts drift in that direction when you’re here.)

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