Baked Eggs With Mushrooms, Cheddar, and Ham
Tender, pork-infused mushrooms pair naturally with these baked eggs. A topping of grated cheddar cheese adds extra creaminess and savoriness to this ultimate brunch dish.
Puffy Ramp Frittata
Ramps are more pungently scented than scallions or onions, but they're also sweeter and more mildly flavored, making them a natural match for eggs. Add them to this light and fluffy frittata that's somewhere between a soufflé and a Spanish-style tortilla..
Skillet Spring Frittata with Asparagus and Goat Cheese
One of the great things about frittatas is that you can pick your fillings and make it all in one skillet with minimal mess. Serve this quick and easy springtime frittata to mom and use the time you've saved for spending the day with her.
Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict With Dill Hollandaise
Rich and creamy Eggs Benedict is a brunch classic for good reason, while smoked salmon is a welcome addition to any table, brunch or otherwise. It doesn't get much better than combining the two (especially when you throw in some mimosas and Bloody Marys).
Foolproof Poached Eggs
If the thought of having to poach eggs for a Benedict has you doubting your own culinary skills, rest assured, we've got you covered. This trick involves nothing more than a fine mesh strainer, and unlike every other poached egg trick out there, this one really really works.
Crispy Potato, Chorizo, and Green Chili Hash With Avocado and Eggs
Ultra-crisp potatoes fried in chorizo fat with chunks of chorizo, seared green chilies, and scallions, all topped with baked eggs, avocado, and cilantro. It's a heck of a way to start the day.
Mushrooms, Bacon, and Asparagus Topped With Eggs
This simple hash starts with bacon crisped in a skillet. The leftover fat is then used to brown the mushrooms, which soak up all of the flavor. Tender-crisp asparagus adds a bit of green, while a runny egg smothers it all in delicious golden yolk.
Potato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Quiche
Hearty quiches make for a great brunch, but sometimes we find ourselves wanting one without the meaty wallop of bacon or sausage. This vegetarian quiche satisfies without sending you to the couch to recover.
Easy Kale Quiche
A full pound and a half of kale gets packed down into this pie, making for a sturdy quiche that's more about the greens than it is about the custard.
Bacon, Cheese, and Scallion Waffles
These waffles have bacon, scallion, and cheese that oozes out the edges and crisps up into frills. Add a healthy glug of maple syrup for a flavor-packed combo of sweet and savory.
Maple Pecan Crêpes
With maple and pecans cooked with brown sugar, these crêpes are reminiscent of pecan pie. And though they'll make a fancy statement on the plate, they actually require few ingredients.
Perfect Quick-and-Easy French Toast
With only a few staple ingredients, this easy recipe should be your go-to for basic French toast. It's designed for when you wake up in the morning and have a craving for French toast but haven't planned for it in advance.
Carrot Cake Pancakes With Sweet Orange Cream
These pancakes deliberately bridge the sometimes blurry gap between breakfast and dessert. Call it brunch, call it bressert (if you must)—we'd just call it plain delectable.
Whole Wheat Oatmeal Pancakes with Maple Roast Rhubarb
Take advantage of peak rhubarb season by transforming the stalky vegetable into a maple-sweetened compote. Its tangy flavor goes well with the earthy whole grains in these moist and fluffy pancakes.
Easy Strawberry Danish
Using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls for the dough is a shortcut way to make danishes. This version tops the sweet cheese filling with strawberries, but feel free to use another berry of your choice.
Rye Pancakes With Apple-Maple Compote
Rye flour give these pancakes a hearty texture and nutty flavor that's complemented by a sweet apple-maple compote.
Brie and Nutella Grilled Cheese
Nutella (and moms) make most things better. When added to a brie grilled cheese sandwich, the hazelnut and chocolate spread makes for one delicious mess of a sandwich.
Mascarpone, Strawberry, and Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Get creative with your grilled cheese game. These sandwiches replace your cheddar and American cheeses with smooth and sophisticated mascarpone. Slices of strawberry, ribbons of basil, and a dusting of powdered sugar turn it into something extra special.
Lemon Rosemary Scones
By using fresh and aromatic lemon and rosemary instead of heavy chunks of fruit, these scones stay light and airy with a tender, moist crumb.
Peppered Goat Cheese Scones
Tangy chevre, along with a blend of finely ground peppercorns, make this scone a zesty, savory breakfast treat that pairs well with virtually any jam, jelly or marmalade.
Beignets may be closely associated with New Orleans, but we can enjoy them anytime and anywhere. These deep fried fritters are pillowy and puffy like clouds. We recommend enjoying them with a cup of chicory coffee.
Coffee Cake Muffins
Coffee cake, with its sweet center and crumble topping, is a great dish to serve at a brunch. The only downside is the mess and hassle that comes with serving it. By turning it into a muffin, you'll have individual portion sizes that fit neatly into the palm of your hand.
Pear Cardamom Muffins
These muffins are light and tender of crumb with a a sweet, fruity, lightly spiced flavor from the marriage of pear and cardamom. Serve these with tea for an elegant meal.