• Brunch Recipes to Ring in the New Year


The Best Way to Welcome the New Year

New Year’s Day is for taking a deep breath after a few weeks of holiday celebrations, lazing on the couch with the family, and naturally, eating lots of good food. Here are a few easy brunch ideas to start your new year off right (and combat that hangover), from bacon and gruyere quiche to the perfect bloody Mary.


Shrimp and Grits from Hominy Grill

Hominy Grill’s Shrimp & Grits

When everyone tells you to go to one place for one dish, you don’t ask questions: you just get in the car and drive. That was the case with the shrimp and grits at Hominy Grill. Get the recipe >>>



Quiche Lorraine

Bacon, Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Quiche

Classic French dishes like this quiche Lorraine are making a comeback, and for good reason. Get the recipe >>>



Kimchi Pancakes

Kimchi Pancakes

This snappy brunch pancake pays homage to Jenn Louis’s love of Korean food. Dip the pancake in the reserved kimchi liquid for a daring departure from standard maple syrup. Get the recipe >>>




Chilaquiles with Salsa Roja & Fried Eggs

I like to serve this classic Mexican morning fare for dinner with my tomatillo-avocado salsa on the side. Get the recipe >>>



Jacques Pepin - EggPepperBoats

Jacques Pepin’s Eggs in Pepper Boats

One day I decided to cook eggs in sweet peppers with a bit of cheese and cilantro. It made a great lunch dish. I used the long, pale green peppers sometimes called banana peppers. Get the recipe >>>


Frittata Rustica

Mixed Vegetable Frittata with Manchego

The beauty of a frittata is that you can cook the ingredients and bake it in the same ovenproof skillet. Easy preparation, easy clean up. Get the recipe >>>



Hash with Ham & Apples

Breakfast Hash with Ham, Potatoes & Apples

This easy yet satisfying breakfast hash hits all the right notes—salty bacon and ham mixed with sweet apples, and a little spice from the cayenne. Get the recipe >>>



One Eyed Salad

One-Eyed Salad with Brown Sugar-Bacon Vinaigrette

It’s hard to beat the contrasting combination of salty and sweet, hot and cold, soft and crunchy. Get the recipe >>>



Bloody Mary for New Year's Day brunch

The Perfect Bloody Mary

This balanced bloody Mary sticks to the classic ingredients: tomato, horseradish, Tabasco, Worcestershire, celery, cumin and citrus. Get the recipe >>>



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