Honor Mom on her special day with a home-cooked meal from our menu collections she's sure to remember.
September 30, 2010
1 of 9Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Delight Mom with Brunch
Delight Mom with Brunch Menu Mother's Day is all about celebrating the most important woman in your life, the one who gave you life. Let her relax while you whip up a fizzy, festive cocktail, followed by a simple salad, savory cheese grits, and an effortless frittata.
2 of 9Ralph Anderson
Breakfast Gathering Menu Egg casserole paired with flavored grits is a Southern brunch favorite. Serve with a fresh argula salad topped with citrus slices, avocado, and celery for a sweet, creamy, and peppery side. Finish the meal with Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls stuffed with a buttery cinnamon and pecan mixture and slathered in warm brown sugar icing.
3 of 9Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia E. DeGaris
Mother's Day Off
Mother's Day Off Menu Who says the celebration is relegated to brunch? Even moms who love to cook welcome an escape from the hot kitchen every once in a while. Choose from these four main dishes for a memorable Sunday supper.
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Bed and Breakfast
Bed and Breakfast Menu Give a special treat on Mother's Day: Let Mom sleep in while you cook breakfast with these easy recipes.
5 of 9Tina Cornett
Alfresco Brunch Menu
Alfresco Brunch Menu Menu Classic brunch dishes go elegant in this outdoor menu. Lemon-Buttermilk Scones are topped with blackberry jam, Grits Casserole is smeared with a decadent pesto butter, and champagne turns into Sparkling Fruit Gelées. Your Mom will feel like a queen and your family will happily gather around the table.
6 of 9Becky Luigart-Stayner; Leigh Ann Ross
Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole Menu
Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole Menu Menu This easy casserole can be made the night before and then baked in the morning before Mom is out of bed. The best part, she can eat it without feeling guilty since each serving has less than 300 calories.
7 of 9Randy Mayor; Mary Catherine Muir
Mother's Day Brunch
Mother's Day Brunch Menu Whether you're honoring Mom or seeking respite from a hectic week, plot a lazy weekend getaway at home with these breezy brunch recipes. Assemble the Spinach and Tomato Strata the night before, leaving you time in the morning to relax over a round of Raspberry-Orange Sunrises.
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Mother's Day Breakfast Buffet
Mother's Day Breakfast Buffet
Menu This menu, originally designed for mornings on family vacation, works great for entertaining overnight guests as well. Serve your Mother's Day crowd Pigs in a Blanket, Southern-style Bacon-and-Egg Casserole, and Quick Double-Cheese Grits.
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Mother's Day Brunch Menu
Mother's Day Brunch Menu Menu Gather the family in the kitchen to prepare a meal that Mom is sure to love. Start the 3-course brunch with creamy tomato soup and stuffed dates followed by strata and salads and then round out the meal with sweet meringue cookies and strawberries.