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The Ultimate New Year's Day Brunch

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The Ultimate New Year's Day Brunch

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The Ultimate New Year's Day Brunch

You’ve partied all night long to ring in the New Year, and now you’ve woken up with a hangover and your stomach is screaming “Feed me!” Do you want sweet chocolate pancakes? Savory, cheesy spinach crepes? How can you possibly combine all of your favorite breakfast/lunch foods into one overwhelmingly amazing meal? Our solution: Throw a fantastic brunch to fill yourself and all of your friends up with the incredible flavors of breakfast and lunch. 

Cocktails: Lemon Orange Mimosa

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Cocktails: Lemon Orange Mimosa

Sip on this bubbly drink to keep the merriment going from your New Year’s party. This mimosa uses some iced tea, orange juice, and pink moscato to achieve a bright-colored, tasty breakfast drink to pair with your meal. 

Click here for the Lemon Orange Mimosa recipe.

Cocktails: Ole Smoky Green Bloody Mary

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Cocktails: Ole Smoky Green Bloody Mary

This unusually smoky Bloody Mary has the perfect blend of hot spice and sweet tomato tang that we love in the beloved brunch beverage. With fresh chiles, sour pickles, tomatoes, moonshine, and Tabasco sauce, this cocktail will really give your brunch a kick!

Click here for the Ole Smoky Green Bloody Mary recipe.

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Totchos

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Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Totchos

What exactly are totchos? The  amazing combination of crispy tater tots and cheesy nachos, of course. This incredible dish layers crispy bacon, homemade queso, runny eggs, and crunchy tots for a breakfast overload that you’ll fall in love with.

Click here for the Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Totchos recipe.

Eggs Benedict California

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Eggs Benedict California

No brunch is complete without eggs benedict, but this recipe really changes up the classic for the new year. With crumbled goat cheese, avocado slices, and fresh tomatoes, this benedict gets a healthy, delicious makeover to help you keep up those New Year’s resolutions.

Click here for the Eggs Benedict California recipe.

Jean Kelly’s Coconut French Toast

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Jean Kelly’s Coconut French Toast

A refreshing bite of this French toast will momentarily take your guests to the tropics with rich flavors of fresh coconut. It’s a simple dish, yet the coconut adds a sweet twist to this breakfast staple that you and your guests won’t be able to get enough of.

Click here for the Jean Kelly’s Coconut French Toast recipe.

Leek and Goat Cheese Tarts

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Leek and Goat Cheese Tarts

These impressive-looking tarts are filled with eggs and pancetta — two brunch favorites — to create a fantastic dish. The smooth goat cheese melts perfectly in this tart for an amazing breakfast pie that’s easy to pull apart if your brunch is self-serve.

Click here for the Leek and Goat Cheese Tarts recipe.

Mini Wonton Egg Cups

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Mini Wonton Egg Cups

Wonton egg muffins look incredibly impressive, and are super easy to make. Filled with mushrooms, tomatoes, scallions, tofu, and mozzarella cheese, these little eggy muffins are a filling, delicious breakfast item. You can even reheat them the next morning for an easy leftover meal.

Click here for the Mini Wonton Egg Cups recipe.

Shrimp and Grits

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Shrimp and Grits

This delicious dish falls on more of the lunch half of brunch, but we still can’t get enough of it no matter what time of day it is. Crispy, juicy shrimp combine with cheesy Cheddar grits to make a fantastic New Orleans-inspired dish to serve at your New Year’s brunch.

Click here for the Shrimp and Grits recipe.

Spinach-Filled Crepes with Smoked Salmon Sauce

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Spinach-Filled Crepes with Smoked Salmon Sauce

Kick off the New Year with an impressive brunch crepe. The ricotta and spinach filling is cheesy and full of leafy greens, and combines with the soft, thin crepe for an exquisite meal. Drizzled in a smoked salmon and dill sauce, this crepe is a savory breakfast dish that’s definitely going to impress the in-laws.

Click here for the Spinach-Filled Crepes with Smoked Salmon Sauce recipe.

Strawberry-Spinach Salad

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Strawberry-Spinach Salad

Every brunch needs a light salad to balance out the heavy French toasts and the chocolatey pancakes. To keep your New Year’s celebration going, it only makes sense that this salad is drizzled in a vinegary Champagne dressing.

Click here for the Strawberry-Spinach Salad recipe.

Waffle Tots

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Waffle Tots

These waffle bites are great things to serve at a brunch buffet, because everyone can get a little taste of the snack without filling up on it! The waffle is actually made from crunchy hash browns, sizzling bacon, and jack cheese for a spicy, savory bite. Drizzled in a crème fraîche and sriracha sauce, these waffle tots are filled with flavor and make for an incredibly impressive starter.

Click here for the Waffle Tots recipe.

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