What’s more relaxing than a weekend brunch with friends? The company of your best friends, coupled with the deliciousness of some delightful bites can be a great way to close out a stressful week. On your next brunch outing with friends, or the next time you host brunch for your friends, consider pairing the courses and cocktails detailed below. A coupling to consider serving is pairing a bloody mary with steak and eggs. Just as synonymous with brunch as mimosas, the bloody mary is a cocktail with practically unlimited potential. You can add an assortment of toppings ranging from sliced jalapeño peppers and pepper jack cheese cubes for a spicy kick to celery sticks and olives for a crisp refresher. With these potentially outrageously garnished drinks, the world is your oyster — which also happens to be a common component. While this combination is sure to provide you with a meal you’ll remember for the week to come, there are always more pairings to make for a successful brunch. Whatever you decide to order, just be sure to spend the time relaxing and enjoying the company of your friends. For more information on how to pair cocktails and courses like a pro, be sure to review the infographic accompanying this post.
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