Take your pick: A breakfast to fuel your plans for the day, or a post-party brunch that’ll make you feel human again
You’re up at dawn with big plans for your new year. Dig into this:
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Beating the egg whites and folding them into the batter makes these hearty, nutritious pancakes surprisingly light in texture.
Recipe: Five-Grain Buttermilk Pancakes with Raspberry Honey
"I love the way my cousin Francie Van Zile made fruit salad. She chose from whatever was in season, cut it up perfectly, and
added a little bit of candied ginger syrup." – Margo True, Food Editor
Simmer 1 tbsp. chopped candied ginger in 1/4 cup water, covered, 2 minutes; purée in a blender. In a bowl, mix segments cut from 3 oranges, 3 sliced peeled kiwi fruits, 11/2 cups fresh pineapple wedges, and 2 sliced bananas. Gently stir in syrup. Serves 4.
It's 1 p.m. and you've just crawled out of bed. Here's what to eat, fast:
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You can make these in minutes if you use store-bought salsa and canned refried beans.
You must, however, buy all of the groceries ahead of time. Then you’ll be ready to go on New Year’s afternoon, when you wake up and need your huevos.
Recipe: Speedy Huevos Rancheros
You can leave the liquor out if you like, of course.
Recipe: Hair-of-the-dog Pineapple Soda
Still not satiated? Try any of our homemade Mexican side dishes to fill out your meal.
More: Mexican sides