Saturday, December 4, 2010

DIY: bruschetta party


A few days ago I hosted a party… not really your normal party (which isn't a bad thingJJ).

I hosted a bruschetta party; I made tiny rounds of toasted baguette topped with roasted eggplant for

Dinner one night, it was delicious!! So I came up with devoting a whole party to it.

Here are a few bruschetta I made for the party:

Toadstool bruschetta- goat cheese rounds topped with halved cherry tomatoes, they looked adorable! The green toast was "dyed" green with parsley pesto.

Eggplant bruschetta –delicious roasted eggplant and garlic with fresh parsley.

Wonderland bruschetta –prosciutto, fig, arugula and fresh

Clementine sparkler- fresh squeezed clementine juice with sparkling water and a bit of honey garnished with clementine segments, they looked great!

I also served make your own bruschetta-I toasted a baguette and served it with roasted sweet potato and homemade white bean dip, YUM!

Here's how I set the table:

Here are a few pics of how I set the scene for the party-it was a mix of elegant, rustic, and cute.

Everything was delicious and I would have gotten some more pictures of the food but everything was gobbled up too quickly!

the cute invites
okay, I really didn't need to label the utensils but it was fun! 
my fall/harvest bouquet
Please comment if you've had an out of the ordinary party lately.  

adorable homemade toadstool ornaments stood by the drinks

every last detail...
the drink station


  1. this is beyond creative...I'm sure your guests were overjoyed with your theme!

  2. thank you so much for your comment!
    im a beginning blogger so I still have a lot to learn :)

  3. OK, Thea, step 1 for Auntie J was figuring out how to comment. Next will be remembering it for the next time!
    I love your BLOG. It helps me know you better. And makes me hungry!
    Is it too soon to plan our Southwest theme party for when you are in Tucson?

  4. thank you for your comment!



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