Holiday Brunch

Sure, sleep in! You'll still have time to whip up this stress-free brunch before your friends and family drop by.
cinnamon rolls

Don't forget! Make your life even easier with our shopping list below.




tips + how-tos
apple pancakes
party drinks



1 lemon
2 red apples (such as Fuji or Gala)
2 small plum tomatoes
1 small eggplant (about 1/4 pound)
14 ounces baby romaine leaves or 2 small heads romaine lettuce
1 small onion
3 cloves garlic
Flat-leaf parsley (a generous handful)
A few leaves fresh basil (optional)


2 cups milk
1 plus 3/4 sticks butter
1 cup (8 ounces) freshly Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
13 eggs

Meat and Poultry

6 to 8 strips thick-cut bacon
2 thick slices panettone
1 pound bulk sausage


4 slices pumpernickel-rye bread


1 teaspoon anchovy paste
3/4 cup raisins (optional)
1 roasted red pepper
1 fresh chile or Italian hot cherry pepper
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons chopped green or black olives, or a combination
1/2 cup cornmeal
6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
Honey, for drizzling
Maple syrup, for serving
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 cup light brown sugar
2 tablespoons brown sugar
cup granulated sugar
ounce dried yeast (2 envelopes)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract