Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to all of the Moms, Grandmas, Aunts and motherly figures out there who *LOVE* so much, in every sense of the word.


Mom and Grandma came up today, and I made them both brunch, and had a blast setting the table and using all of our fun dishes we got for our wedding.


I bought some early, gorgeous peonies at Russo's in Watertown, MA. They have gorgeous fresh fruits and veggies, and had some beautiful flowers.


My husband and I also made a run over to Sur La Table yesterday and I found the nicest little flower molds! Time for sugar flowers! I did the same technique as for the sugar bunnies I made for Easter this year, except I played with using two or more colors in each mold. I LOVED how they came out. They are so fun!






I also tried out the new pan I bought yesterday, a mini-donut pan! SO fun!!




 I made the basic recipe that was on the back of package which was very easy, and then I made a simple glaze of confectioner's sugar and milk they also mentioned on the back. 


I modified another batch of glaze with lemon zest and fresh lemon juice for lemon glazed donuts. 


Another batch was chocolate for the husband.


They were a big hit!

After filling our bellies, we went to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and had a super nice afternoon walking around and soaking in all the great art. So lucky to live so close to so many great museums!

So, in case you didn't hear, HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!! 



24 comments:

  1. ...and I had a WONDERFUL Day!! Thank you so much..

    The brunch was wonderful and the table was just BEAUTIFUL!

    Love,
    Mom

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  2. What a gorgeous spread of goodies, and those donuts are just the cutest.

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  3. Those doughnuts are magical. So are the cookies. Absolutely adorable.

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  4. thats a beautiful brunch... :) we celebrated Mother's day in the month of March!!

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  5. The donuts look so pretty! Can you possibly post the donut recipe you used? I've been making a lot of mini donuts myself lately. My pan didn't come with a recipe, so I've been seeking out other recipes.

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  6. Those look great! I use a modified plain muffin recipe in my donut pan. My three-year-old loves it when we make donuts. I can't wait to try some of your glaze ideas; we've only done chocolate so far.

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  7. How fun! Gorgeous table and I need that donut pan :)

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  8. Oooh I adore the mini donuts and love your sugar flowers. SO very pretty!

    I was wondering where the picture at the bottom with the giant head was taken?

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  9. Beautiful table! The donuts look delicious.

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  10. love the donuts! and sounds like an amazing day was had!

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  11. woah! please make me those donuts every day for the rest of my life. oh yum! :) [chels]

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  12. lovely donuts! Particularly the Chocolate donuts. Thanks for the pictures. Making me smell the smell of doughnuts :) For Mother's day, for Father's day, I think it's for every good day. Thanks again. nice donuts pan of yours

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  14. I love donuts too... This creative cooking works are really impressive and really looks yummy. Can't wait to taste it.

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  15. Wow, what an amazing blog i never seen these pictures before, great work and nice donat pans.

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  16. Great blog! and wonderful pictures. I really like it.

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  17. just found your blog! Can't wait to browse around :)
    I love your sugar molds... so cute!

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  18. All moms would definitely love this stuff. Beautiful post thanks for the sharing.

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  20. This creative cooking works are really impressive and really looks yummy. thanx for the recipe.

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  21. The setting on the table is great and good, surely all my will love it if they see it like that.

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  22. I've been making a lot of mini donuts myself lately. My pan didn't come with a recipe, so I've been seeking out other recipes. thanx for the post, looking forward.

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  23. I like the table arrangement. Looks so professional. And the donuts looks really yummy too. I wish I was there :P

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  24. Those donuts made me really hungry! Awesome pictures, hope you get to share to us your recipe for donuts as I really want to bake my own donuts at home. It would go really well with a hot cup of coffee made from my new super automatic espresso machine at home. Kudos!

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