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Monday, April 25, 2011

mangia mondays 7: easter brunch

hello, friends!
welcome to

and i are incredibly happy to host this blog hop every monday.
we love seeing all of the amazing recipes & food posts linked up each week.
not to mention, being introduced to all of your fabulous blogs!

this week, i'm sharing my easter brunch menu.
everything was spectacular
& the family was quite pleased
{& stuffed!}

easter menu

{click image to enlarge}
i made a pretty, springy, menu in photoshop
& put it in a white frame i got for $1 at target.

see how pretty?

french toast
on french bread & sesame semolina

apple doughnuts with maple glaze & bacon
{recipe can be found here}
the family wanted to try these since they were featured on

roasted tomatoes stuffed with pesto
{everyone LOVED these... recipe to come this week}

fresh fruit salad
{kiwi, clementine's, strawberries, & pineapple}

grapefruit tie-dye cupcakes & lemonade cupcakes

& freshly squeezed blackberry lemonade

boy, oh boy!
no one in our family left hungry!

now it's your turn -
link up those recipes & food posts!

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. add a link to your recipe or food post & visit some others who have linked up before you .

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until next time,
dowlings, out!


  1. Thanks a lot for hosting.I just linked my Sweet and Sour Fish.

  2. Wow! What an incredible brunch! I can't wait to see some recipes :)

  3. Wow! Your food looks amazing! Thanks for hosting!

  4. Whew! Looks like you all had quite the spread! Thanks for hosting the linky!

  5. That menu looks like a lot of work and love went into it! I'll bet your family and friends felt so pampered.

  6. Looks like you had a delicious Easter! That fresh squeezed juice looks amazing... :)

  7. Holy cow woman your menu and food look delicious! What a spread. I linked up some biscotti.

  8. i love these blog hops! i posted a recipe from each of my blogs : )

  9. Kristin, I'm crashing your Easter brunch next year! (Oh those donuts torment me...........I want one so badly!)

  10. thanks, everyone! this brunch was wonderful & i had so so so much fun putting it together!

    lisa, you have an open invitation if you're ever in my neck of the woods! :D

  11. thanks Kristin! :) Have a nice day

  12. Yum, I'm your newest follower!

  13. The roasted tomatoes stuffed with pesto look SOO good! put on quite the Easter spread! Yum yum!

  14. Everything looks so delicious - oh my goodness there are too many recipes to choose from! Thank you for hosting this wonderful blog party and sharing your recipes!
    I linked up Strawberry Cobbler.

  15. Thanks for hosting! I'm linking up my Pasta With Chicken and Sun-dried Tomatoes in Alfredo Sauce.

  16. Thats a lovely Easter brunch spread ... Thanks for hosting!