Let’s Do Brunch

There’s just something about Sunday brunch, isn’t there? Camille Styles here, and as much as I love to hit up my neighborhood café on the weekends, my absolute favorite way to brunch is to invite friends over to my place for a simple buffet of breakfast favorites… and my always-popular make-your-own mimosa bar!

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A clean white palette with pops of saturated color is almost as energizing as the cappuccinos that flow throughout the meal. The key to keeping it simple is to choose menu items that can be prepped the night before, allowing you to get your beauty sleep and be ready for guests in the morning!

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Start the party on a festive note by letting guests be their own mixologists at a self-serve mimosa bar. Set out champagne or prosecco, fruit purées and juices, and fun garnishes like candied ginger, fresh berries, sugar cubes, and mint. Miniature recipe cards suggest winning combinations and spark guests’ cocktail creativity.

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To make these gorgeous fruit butters, simply combine your strawberry, apricot and blueberry jam with room-temperature butter by hand or with a mixer. YUM, right? Get the recipe for flaky buttermilk biscuits here.

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Baked eggs with crispy pancetta and mini bagels with lox are tiny versions of brunch favorites. Guests will love getting to sample lots of small bites without feeling weighed down. Oh, and if you’d like to see more details from this brunch, hop on over to check out the party video at my house!

*image credits: {1 & 3} karen mordechai for sunday suppers {2 & 4} mike bullock for camille styles.


February 16, 2012

Comments

  1. Clare says:

    I’m salivating!

  2. Will @ Bright.Bazaar says:

    It’s official, I need to come to your’s for brunch stat. Divine ideas!

  3. dustjacket says:

    Some fantastic ideas as always from Camille.
    xxx dj

  4. Erica says:

    Camille! Thank you for the shout-out :) We are blushing. Love the Brunch ideas.

  5. jennifer says:

    what’s the recipe for the mini bagels and lox?

  6. promstreet says:

    wonderfull and colorfull!