As a little girl I would obsess over my easter egg craft project. I would wander up and down the aisles of my local Meijer grocery store. Whether it was a simple Paas kit, or marbling, glitter, or wax resists, I would dream about all the creative exploits that would land on the simple substrate of a white eggshell. Any moment for creativity was a welcome sight and regardless of the years that have passed, there’s something about dyeing Easter eggs that brings back a welcome DIY staple. This year we ditched artificial color and ventured into the world of natural dyeing processes. Whether dyed with tea, turmeric, or red cabbage, it’s was a fun project to explore.
Today we’re continuing the recipe roundup with this savory item from our Easter Brunch menu. With fresh vegetables from the farmer’s market, it provides the necessary protein to round out an otherwise sweet (and slightly carb-filled) table. (This is also the perfect brunch dish with friends gathered after a weekly trip to the farmer’s market. Or can be a great Saturday date with someone special. I digress, but you get the idea.) It’s a delicious and easy dish to make, paired with open windows, sunny skies, and slow Saturdays.
At every brunch there’s striking the perfect note when it comes to planning the menu. There’s the dishes that are steeped in tradition and expected staples. Then there’s the dishes that make every gathering special, hitting an unexpected note and moment of surprise. This dish was a hit at our brunch and was super easy to make. The sweet bruschetta was topped with mixed berries and cinnamon. The savory bruschetta is topped with prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, and basil.
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This weekend I find myself enjoying the new season. Over the next few weeks, I will be embarking on a traveling season and can’t wait. Until then, I’m embracing the warmer weather, sunshine for days, and believing for new surprises around the corner. My favorite thing about spring. It’s the mark of new beginnings. Whether it’s looking at dead things coming back to life, awakening of soul and spirit, or knowing that hope and restoration is in the air, this season will be a really good one full of new life, adventures, and abounding hope.
With Easter coming this Sunday, I knew I wanted a holiday table with pieces that I can repurpose all spring. This palette is full of soft pastels and neutral basics. After making a run to the local Goodwill, I was able to source items for this palette for $20 and add it to items we had on hand. Inspired by a favorite brunch dish from a cafe back home, we whipped up a seasonal recipe for all of your spring entertaining needs.