Polenta Dutch Baby with Ham and Swiss
A large-format pancake with a light, airy interior and rich, savory toppings, this Dutch baby is perfect for brunch. Add the toppings around the edges, leaving the center clear to allow it to rise properly. Preheating the pan is also crucial to a beautiful rise; the batter should begin to puff immediately after you pour it into the pan.
Deceptively light yet rich and satisfying, this quiche features yams with a sage-flavored cream filling. Quiches are a labor of love, yet they are also versatile one dish meal. Served alongside fruit or green salad, it’s the perfect centerpiece for a brunch or dinner. Slideshow: More Quiche Recipes
Savory Galette with Radicchio and Endive
When she’s serving a big group, apron guru Ellen Bennett loves making savory galettes with seasonal ingredients. At Christmas, she opts to use radicchio, which she sautés with a touch of honey and vinegar before scattering on top of the creamy ricotta filling. Slideshow: Savory Pies & Tarts
5 Ways to Eat More Hummus at Brunch
It’s more than just a dip for snacking.
Grits with Yogurt and Vegan Chorizo Oil
Brad Kilgore of Miami's Alter restaurant likes this recipe for home cooks because he feels it's a "show-off" dish but not really much work. He makes decadent, creamy grits with a mix of milk, cream, tangy fresh goat cheese and Greek yogurt, which he drizzles with a smoky, fragrant vegan oil that tastes just like chorizo. Slideshow: More Grits Recipes