Meeting friends and family for brunch is a great way to kick off a weekend. Best of all, you don’t have to slave away the night before you impress your guests comes Saturday morning.
Here are three easy-peasy brunch recipes guaranteed to wow your guests and yourself.
Eggs Benedict Made Easy
When people think of brunch, you can’t get away without serving any type of egg dish. If you’re feeling fancy, serve up some eggs Benedict. Sometimes, people are often intimidated by the thought of making hollandaise sauce from scratch. Don’t let it scare you. Just get the best hollandaise sauce mix you can find in the market.
Gourmet Fancy Waffles
The best thing about waffles is that they can go from laidback to fancy in a split second. Best of all, you don’t have to make it from scratch. You can get good waffle mixes from your local grocery chain and with the help of a waffle maker, you’re an instant domestic goddess. Try some basic Vanilla Bean and Blueberry Waffles or dish up some southern hospitality with Cheddar Cornbread Waffles with Fried Egg recipe.
Bagels and Toppings Spread
Brunch is a great time for some DIY dishes. If you want to create a magnificent spread, consider creating a bagels and toppings spread for your guests to feast on. If you can get good bagels from your local bakeshop, that’s perfect because you don’t have to make them from scratch. As for toppings, classics include smoked salmon, cream cheese spread, dill, onion, scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, ham slices, assorted cheeses, and some hot salted beef slices.
You don’t have to spend Friday night marinating and prepping for Saturday’s brunch spread. All you need are great classic recipes and a truckload of kitchen smarts. So the next time you plan to throw a brunch party, consider these tips and dishes.