Tuesday, January 4, 2011

New Year's Day Brunch

Happy New Year to everyone!

I celebrated the arrival of 2011 with a small brunch at my house on New Year's Day. I got the idea last New Year's Day while watching Down Home With the Neelys in my pajamas. Everything turned out well and everyone had a good time, including me. I was very pleased!

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The Menu:
Honeybaked Ham mini-ham
Cranberry Orange Scones
Winter Fruit Salad
Spinach Quiche (I used roll-out piecrust)
Neely's BBQ Home-Fried Potatoes
Cinnamon-Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake

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...and Vanilla Bean Champagne Cocktails.

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We also painted champagne glasses! More on that coming soon at Blissfully Domestic. :)

I'd like to make this brunch a new tradition! But NYD falls on a Sunday next year, so that might throw a wrench in it. In any case, it was a great way to kick things off. I'm excited about 2011 (even though prime-numbered years kind of annoy me). This is MY new year! :)


  1. I see you're a Smitten Kitchen fan! Me too. Also your previous post is really touching and inspiring. You have so much grace and optimism- truly awesome.

  2. Sounds fun :) Remind me to send you some of my recipes to make next year. Stuffed mushrooms, magic layer bars, garlic artichoke dip, etc....

  3. Your food looks amazing, and I can't wait to read about your painted glasses. :)