9 Booze Sponges to Nurse a Night Out

Soak it all up with one of these

Roasted Chicken, Corn, and Saffron Soup

Roasted Chicken, Corn, and Saffron Soup
Roasted Chicken, Corn, and Saffron SoupMatt Taylor-Gross

A hefty dose of saffron perfumes this corn-studded chicken noodle soup. Get the recipe for Roasted Chicken, Corn, and Saffron Soup »

Espresso Waffles with Mocha Drizzle

Espresso Waffles with Mocha Drizzle
Espresso Waffles with Mocha DrizzleFarideh Sadeghin

Almond flour and espresso powder give bittersweet edge to these waffles, which are glossed with a decadent sauce of condensed milk, coffee, and dark chocolate. Get the recipe for Espresso Waffles with Mocha Drizzle »

Full English Breakfast

Full English Breakfast with Cumberland Sausage
Full English Breakfast with Cumberland SausageFood Styling by Maggie Ruggiero

English breakfasts, or fry-ups—hearty assemblages of meat, eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms, and baked beans—will set your groggy morning right. Get the recipe for Full English Breakfast »

Tomato and Orange Sangrita

Sangrita
Tomato and Orange SangritaMatt Taylor-Gross

More of a sipper for tequila in Mexico than a cure in the morning but works great to rehydrate. Get the recipe for Tomato and Orange Sangrita »

Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Quesadillas
Chicken QuesadillasFarideh Sadeghin

A homemade Mexican spice rub adds a gentle heat to the chicken and peppers in this uncomplicated dish that perks up a morning.

Turkey Congee

Turkey Congee
Turkey CongeeFarideh Sadeghin

Chinese rice porridge gets a welcome dose of flavor from homemade turkey stock. A savior during colds and cozy for rough mornings. Get the recipe for Turkey Congee »

Japanese Grilled Chicken Meatballs

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Japanese Grilled Chicken MeatballsMatt Taylor-Gross

These full-flavored chicken meatballs get dressed with a sweet and salty glaze to make for an amazingly tender booze sponge. Get the recipe for Japanese Grilled Chicken Meatballs »

Tortilla Ball Soup

Masa Ball and Tomato Soup
Tortilla Ball SoupMatt Taylor-Gross

These dumplings get pan-seared, then simmered in a rich cream of tomato soup. Tortilla Ball Soup

Cuban Medianoche Sandwich

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Cuban Medianoche SandwichFarideh Sadeghin

With roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, and pickles, it's almost identical to a Cuban sandwich, save for the bread, a sweet egg load that's similar to challah. Get the recipe for Cuban Medianoche Sandwich »