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Recipes for a Spring Gathering

by Magnolia
Published on March 2, 2023

All Set for Spring Gatherings

The table’s all set for a gathering to remember. Whether that looks like hosting a large Easter brunch or a simple meal with family and friends, we’re sharing a collection of spring-inspired dishes below, including appetizers, main dishes, and desserts. We hope they help you enjoy a delightful meal and, even better, quality time together this season.


Brunch

Zucchini Squash Strata

Zucchini Squash Strata

Cheesy zucchini and squash casserole—plus, fresh parsley to garnish.

From Special Occasion Favorites—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

Asparagus Fontina Quiche

Asparagus Fontina Quiche

Pastry crust filled with an egg-based custard and assorted cheeses + vegetables.

From Perfect Picnic Quiche—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

Appetizers

Prosciutto-Wrapped Apples

Prosciutto-Wrapped Apples

Sliced apples, arugula, and white cheddar cheese wrapped in pieces of salty prosciutto and drizzled with a balsamic reduction.

From A Night In—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

Bacon Radishes

Bacon Radishes

Simple, earthy radishes sautéed on the stove and sprinkled with dill. (Psst, they pair well with: Garlicky Pork Chops.)

From Pork Chops and Bacon Radishes—Everyday Cooking with Samantha Seneviratne (on Magnolia Network)

Salads

Fig + Grapefruit Salad

Fig + Grapefruit Salad

A light arugula salad with fresh add-ins—tossed in a zesty vinaigrette.

From Italian—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

Herb Salad

Herb Salad

Little gem lettuce accompanied by mixed herbs, hazelnuts, and vinaigrette.

From Osso Buco Over Polenta—In the Kitchen with Abner and Amanda (on Magnolia Network)

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

A flavorful, savory salad tossed in a warm bacon vinaigrette.

From Chicken Pot Pie—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

Sides

Roasted Carrots with Orange-Maple Glaze

Roasted Carrots with Orange-Maple Glaze

Simple roasted carrots dressed up with a tangy-sweet glaze.

From Maple Syrup—From the Source with Katie Button (on Magnolia Network)

Braided Loaf

Braided Loaf

A classic breakfast bread, braided and topped off by sesame seeds.

From Sunday Pot Roast—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

Potatoes cooked to perfection, mashed and blended with butter and milk.

From A Friendsgiving Feast—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

Main Dishes

Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Sour Cream

Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Sour Cream

Savory, rich, and tender meat marinated in a homemade brine.

From A Night In—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

Grilled Raspberry-Chipotle Pork Tenderloin

Grilled Raspberry-Chipotle Pork Tenderloin

Juicy pork tenderloin drizzled in a sweet and savory raspberry-chipotle sauce.

From Special Occasion Favorites—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

Drinks + Desserts

Blended Peach Sunrise

Blended Peach Sunrise

A frozen blended drink with bright flavors of peach and lemon.

From Brunch—Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines

Lemon Bundt Cake

Lemon Bundt Cake

A lemon-infused bundt cake—served with fresh whipped cream.

From Magnolia Table, Volume 1 by Joanna Gaines

White Cake with Traditional Buttercream

White Cake with Traditional Buttercream

Sweet cake with a buttery, velvety buttercream icing.

From Baked From Scratch: Cakes with Elise Smith (on Magnolia Network)


Here’s to time well spent! Around the table and in good company—to us, there is nowhere better to be.

Scene Setting

Easter Tablescape

Once the menu is in place, we’ve got just the things to serve and share what you make. Full of nostalgic details and natural textures, our tabletop collection pairs well with sweet spring celebrations.

Layer textured table linens, place unique flatware, and bring out the elegant serving dishes—each has an important part to play in savoring these moments.

SET YOUR TABLE

For even more inspiration, watch Joanna Gaines and our friends on Magnolia Network—available to stream on discovery+Opens in new tab and MaxOpens in new tab.

Then, explore the rest of the recipes on our blog—for celebratory dinners and everyday meals alike.

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