As you may have noticed, spring is here. The days are getting longer, the birds are singing flirtatiously and the mild weather is greening up the scenery. Add seasonal events like graduations and Mother's Day, and there's one conclusion that's pretty hard to escape: It's time to throw a party.
Whatever you're planning, this mostly make-ahead menu will suit the occasion perfectly. All of the elements are light, fresh and supremely adaptable—move the buffet to a different room or just change the table setting, and you'll be ready for anything from a best friend's bridal shower to a Sunday brunch for Mom.
Prepare your feast with this handy guide on what to make when.
Preview this memorable brunch menu.