Up your brunch game: 22 recipes for eggs, muffins and more

WASHINGTON — There’s no need to go out for bunch when you can make your own at home.

So call up your friends, break out the muffin tin and chill the Champagne: It’s time to up your brunch game. Let these 22 recipes guide your next mid-morning meal.

Lyonnais-style salad with smoked salmon The yolk from the poached egg acts as a sauce in this French bistro classic. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
S’mores pancakes Can’t decide what you’re in the mood for? Combine two favorites into one dish with these s’mores pancakes. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Fruit Bismarcks Bismarcks are also known as Dutch babies and German pancakes. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matthew Mead)
Chocolate-stuffed French toast with raspberry sauce It doesn’t get any more decadent than chocolate-stuffed French toast. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Skillet garden eggs with fontina This one-dish wonder is perfect for the veggie lover. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Strawberry-banana chia breakfast smoothie Balance out your brunch with a healthy smoothie. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Tostones eggs Benedict with cilantro sauce For a fresh and flavorful meal, try this plantain and egg-based dish. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Broccoli-cheddar breakfast muffins Eat your veggies in the form of a savory muffin. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Poached eggs over ricotta cheese on arugula For a beautiful, simple and delicate dish, try poached eggs with a scoop of ricotta cheese on a bed of arugula. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/MATTHEW MEAD)
Baked egg and hash brown cups Line muffin tins with shredded potatoes and voilà: egg and hash brown cups. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Skillet blueberry muffin pancakes  Blueberry muffins, disguised as a pancake. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead, File) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Stuffed baby bell peppers These cheese-stuffed peppers will be the showstoppers of your brunch spread. Find the recipe, and other tapas-style brunch dishes, here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Egg roulade stuffed with prosciutto, spinach and roasted red pepper Stuff a sheet of baked eggs with tasty fillings, such as prosciutto, spinach and roasted red pepper, and roll it all up. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Lemon verbena pear tart This fruit tart can be served as dessert or alongside the regular brunch spread. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Spicy breakfast hash with scrambled egg whites Packed with flavor, not with fat. This is the perfect dish for a healthy brunch. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Lemon syrniki This traditional Russian food is a cross between a cheesecake and a pancake. It can be made into a savory snack or a sweet treat. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Bloody Mary Drink historian David Wondrich offers up his ratios for the favorite brunch beverage. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Eggs Benedict Celebrity chef Sara Moulton says for the perfect eggs Benedict, you need the perfect hollandaise. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Coconut cinnamon roll microwave mug muffins Don’t have a fancy kitchen? All you need is a mug and a microwave. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Passion fruit Bellini Brunch isn’t complete without a Bellini. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Strawberry-ricotta bruschetta This easy-to-assemble fruit-based bruschetta is the perfect appetizer for a bunch party. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matthew Mead)
Baked eggs in sweet pepper sauce This recipe uses up pantry staples, such as jarred peppers and marinara sauce. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
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