Brunch for 30+ in less than 2 hours

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You read right ūüôā ¬†You, too, can do it! ¬†OK, so a few things before I roll into the how to; the brunch is buffet style and perfect for an open house, as we used it for today and it was 20 adults and 12 kids! ¬†OK, so here we go!

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Menu:

Beverage station (coffee, juices and italian sodas)

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Toasting station (mini bagels, spreads)

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Parfaits (yogurt, berries and granola)

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Egg muffins (potatoes and peppers, turkey sausage, cheddar and eggs)

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Monkey Bread

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Grapes

So, here is how you do it!   YOU CAN BREAK IT UP!  You can either do the first 1/2 hour of prep the night before (as I did) and 1.5 the next morning, or all in the morning.

OK, so here is your timeline…

0-0:05:  Take all ingredients out and sort by plate on countertops- take potatoes out to thaw!

0:05-00:15:  Prep fruit- wash strawberries (chop as well) and berries.  Sprinkle with sugar, stir and let sit (in fridge) covered with foil.

0:15-00:20 Cut sausage- I bought precooked turkey sausage

0:20-0:30  Wash grapes and cut into clusters.

0:30-0:45 Make Monkey Bread – in oven for 45 minutes, cool for 15

0:45-1:15 Make egg muffins (modifications:  used Ore Ida frozen potatoes o-brien Рin oven for final time for 15 minutes (in between the eggs cooking, put out your tableware for the main table, prep coffee station)

1:15-1:30 Make parfaits

1:30-1:40 Create toasting station (wait until now to keep bread fresh)- put mini bagels in a basket with a napkin inside.  Put out spreads and knives with napkins and plates.

1:40-1:45 Add juices/cups to beverage station

1:45-1:55 Plate egg muffins, monkey bread and parfaits

WELCOME YOUR GUESTS!