Main-Dish

Apple and Sausage Criss Cross Pastry
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Apple and Sausage Criss Cross Pastry

Recipe by Gourmet

  • Garlic Onionish
  • Umami

Main-Dish

Cardamom Spinach and Artichoke Tarts
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Cardamom Spinach and Artichoke Tarts

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  • Garlic Onionish
  • Cheesy

Main-Dish

Baked Eggs with Goat Cheese and Peppercorns
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Baked Eggs with Goat Cheese and Peppercorns

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  • Garlic Onionish
  • Cheesy

Side

Anise-Orange Scones
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Anise-Orange Scones

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  • Sweet
  • Citrusy

Side

Poppy Seed Fruit Salad
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Poppy Seed Fruit Salad

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  • Citrusy
  • Sour

Side

Asparagus with Spicy Nutmeg Butter
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Asparagus with Spicy Nutmeg Butter

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  • Garlic Onionish
  • Roasted Toasted

Dessert

Roasted Pears with Almonds, Cranberries and White Chocolate Drizzle
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  • Caramelized
  • Vanilla

All the ingredients you need for: New Year’s Day Brunch

  • Meat & Seafood
  • 1/2 pound bulk pork sausage
  • Produce
  • 3 pounds medium asparagus spears
  • 4 large shallots
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 large bunch Swiss chard
  • 4 medium plum tomatoes
  • 4 firm ripe pears, such as Bosc or Anjou
  • 6 cups assorted cut-up fresh fruit (for Poppy Seed Fruit Salad recipe)
  • 1 apple
  • 1 medium orange
  • 1 lemon
  • Frozen
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen artichoke hearts
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (1/2 of 17.3 ounce package)
  • Dairy & Refrigerated
  • 1 package (14.1 ounces) refrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 pint (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 pound butter
  • 1 dozen eggs
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • Grocery
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 ounces white baking chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • Salt
  • Specialty Cheese
  • 1 cup crumbled goat cheese (chèvre) (about 6 ounces)

Perfect Timing

Use this master plan to help you cook the New Year’s Day Brunch Menu perfectly. Instructions for all recipes have been expertly divided out so you know what to do when.

Prep time

2 Hrs

Total time

4Hrs

Brunch serves 8

sides

[Anise-Orange Scones]

DESSERTS

[Roasted Pears with Almonds, Cranberries and White Chocolate Drizzle]

main dishes

[Apple and Sausage Criss-Cross Pastry]

sides

[Poppy Seed Fruit Salad]

main dishes

[Cardamom Spinach and Artichoke Tarts]

sides

[Asparagus with Spicy Nutmeg Butter]

main dishes

[Baked Eggs with Goat Cheese and Green Peppercorns]

sides

[Asparagus with Spicy Nutmeg Butter]

desserts

[Roasted Pears with Almonds, Cranberries and White Chocolate Drizzle]

Well Done!