Brunch is a nice idea; it really is. Unfortunately, hopes of having strong, spicy bloody marys and breakfast among friends turn into the reality of hour-long waits, mostly OJ mimosas, and overcooked eggs. 

Make the brunch ritual actually enjoyable again by leaving the long lines behind, and picking up a pan yourself. Treat someone to a four-star start to their day with these 10 Brunch Dishes Everyone Should Be Able to Make, courtesy of the cooking pros at Food52.

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