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2019 Christmas Brunch Menu

Here's to a relaxing Christmas morning!

Molly AdamsStamford, CT
NYC cook making the most out of a tiny kitchen! Senior Editor, feedfeed.
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photo by @thenonchalantcook

Merry Christmas! Keep those jammies on and enjoy Christmas morning with this laid back brunch menu that is full of ALL of our holiday favorites!

-xx The Feedfeed Editorial Team

THE MENU
To Start
Cardamom Cinnamon Roll Wreath
Salad 
Holiday Squash and Apple Salad
Side Dishes
Pommes Persillade
Roasted Acorn Squash with Homemade Bomba Sauce, Feta, Hot Honey and Toasted Hazelnuts
Main Event
Shakshuka with Feta and Basil
Cocktail
Blood Orange Tequila Punch
Dessert
Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Brown Butter Streusel Topping

THE GROCERY LIST
(the must-haves!)

 

2 (1/4 ounce) packets instant yeast
1 cup farro
1/4 cup white wine
1 (750 ml) bottle tequila
1/4 cup orgeat
1/4 cup Calabrian chiles
3 (15 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
1 loaf bread
1 quart whole milk
1 block Parmesan cheese
8 ounces crumbled feta cheese
1 (16 ounce) tub sour cream
1 dozen eggs
2 pounds unsalted butter
1 quart orange juice
2 oranges
2 pounds blood oranges
1 apple
2 lemons
5 limes
Fresh cranberries
1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
1 head garlic
1 yellow onion
1 red onion
1/2 pound Brussels sprouts
1 butternut squash
1 medium acorn squash
4 medium russet potatoes
1 (5 ounce) bag arugula
1 bunch fresh Italian parsley
1 bunch fresh basil
1 medium red bell pepper
1/2 pound cremini mushrooms
1/2 small eggplant

PANTRY ESSENTIALS
(things we assume you have,
but if not, stock up!)

 

Vanilla extract
Granulated sugar
Dark brown sugar
Light brown sugar
Powdered sugar
Maple syrup
All-purpose flour
Baking powder
Baking soda
Ground cinnamon
Ground cardamom
Ground cumin
Cayenne Pepper
Paprika
Dried oregano
Kosher salt
Black peppercorns
Balsamic vinegar
Dijon mustard
Olive oil
Canola oil
Pecans
Hazelnuts

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The Game Plan

Four Days Ahead:
Make Bomba Sauce 
Make Cinnamon Roll Filling

Two Days Ahead:
Make Shakshuka Base
Prep Citrus Juice for Cocktail
Make Salad Dressing

One Day Before:
Make Cinnamon Roll Dough
Bake Coffee Cake
Roast Squash

The Big Day:
Make Potatoes
Assemble Punch
Assemble Salad
Assemble and Bake Cinnamon Roll Wreath
Reheat and Assemble Squash
Cook Eggs in Shakshuka Base
THE MENU
TO START & SALAD
Cardamom Cinnamon Roll Wreath by @thefeedfeed

How festive is this wreath shaped cinnamon roll?  It may look difficult, but you can see how easy it is to shape here!

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Feedfeed Tip You can make the dough for this one day ahead and let it rise overnight in the fridge, then shape and bake on Christmas morning.
Holiday Squash and Apple Salad by @dianemorrisey

This festive salad has just about everything you could want in a plate of holiday greens! 

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SIDE DISHES
Pommes Persillade by @saratane

Break out those knife skills to make these classic crispy potatoes. 

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Homemade Bomba Sauce, Feta, Hot Honey & Toasted Hazelnuts by @thefeedfeed

This might just be one of our favorite recipes of 2019!  

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Feedfeed Tip You can make this bomba sauce ahead but make a double batch because you'll want to put it on everything!
 
MAIN EVENT
Shakshuka with Feta and Basil by @saratane

We love serving shakshuka to a crowd; it's easy, effortless and impressive! 

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Feedfeed Tip Make the base of this shakshuka ahead and stash it in the fridge until you're ready to poach the eggs. 
 
COCKTAIL
Blood Orange Tequila Punch  by @thefeedfeed

Get a little punchy with this citrus and tequila number.  Batch cocktails are key for entertaining because everyone can help themselves! 

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DESSERTS
Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Brown Butter Streusel Topping by @mollyjean4

Who can resist crumbly coffee cake?! The sour cream is key here; it gives the cake the best texture!

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