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#BrunchWeek 2014 Bloggers: Our Hostesses


#BrunchWeek take a lot of coordination and effort - from courting sponsors to wrangling the bloggers - and these two lovely ladies are doing it with panache. I just wanted to shine a spotlight on them and their drool-worthy blogs.


Terri is the force behind Love and Confections and jointly spearheaded #BrunchWeek 2013 with Christine of Cook the Story.

While my family and I go olallieberry picking every summer, we've never had the opportunity to go blueberry picking. Terri has a great post about picking blueberries and shares a recipe for blueberry jam and one for crumb-top blueberry muffins. And, if that weren't enough to make you jealous, she toured and tasted at Lake Catherine Bluberries last Spring. Here are a few of her recipes that I have marked to try: Overnight Chia Seed Pudding, Blood Orange Sangria, and Individual Chicken Pot Pies.

You can find Terri on facebook and on twitter @Lovenconfection.


Terri's co-host for #BrunchWeek 2014 is Susan, The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. Susan lives in Brooklyn and creates all of her culinary magic in an 80-square foot kitchen. Impressive.

I love that she has CSA-based recipes, including Purple Basil Lemonade and Kale Pesto.  Her Feta Stuffed Lamb Meatballs, Duck Carnitas, and Kimchi Fried Rice are now all on my short-list of things to cook.

Find Susan on facebook and on twitter @littleredkitchn.

Thanks, gals. Hats off to you for what is shaping up to be another amazing #BrunchWeek event! Just polishing up my posts and counting down the days. Hooray!

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  1. Thank you for the introduction. Looks wonderful. Blessings, Catherine

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  2. I'm so excited for next week! I have all but one recipe completed. Should be finishing that off tomorrow (and luckily the imperial sugar just arrived today)

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  3. Thank you for the feature! Can't wait for next week!!!

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