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For mom: Great ideas for Mother's Day at home

47 Recipes
For mom: Great ideas for Mother’s Day at home
(Los Angeles Times)

Egg salad

Time 10 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Creamy scrambled eggs with fines herbes

Time 25 minutes
Yields Serves 2

Spring vegetables baked in parchment

Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Homemade pop tarts

Time 2 hours
Yields Makes 8 pop tarts

Savory stuffed French toast

Time 50 minutes
Yields Serves 2 to 4

Lunch's green apple chicken salad

Time 25 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Mexican hot chocolate

Time 15 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Persimmon Champagne cocktail

Time 20 minutes
Yields Serves 1

Watermelon with mint and lime

Time 10 minutes
Yields Serves 6

Cornmeal pancakes

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 2 to 4

Momofuku's Crack Pie

Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Yields Makes 2 pies (6 to 8 servings each)

Cherry-almond-coconut granola

Time 1 hour
Yields Makes about 6 cups

Bloody Marys garnished with pickled green beans

Time 35 minutes
Yields Serves 6

BLD's blueberry ricotta pancakes

Time 45 minutes
Yields Serves 8 (makes 16 pancakes)

Maple bacon biscuits

Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Yields Makes 2 dozen biscuits

Marino's ricotta cheesecake

Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Yields Serves 16

Cheese omelet with tomatillo sauce

Time 25 minutes
Yields Serves 2

Croque monsieur

Time 10 minutes
Yields Makes 2 sandwiches

Grilled blue cheese and pear sandwich

Time 25 minutes
Yields Makes 2 sandwiches

Meyer lemon muffins

Time 40 minutes
Yields Makes 18 muffins

Ruby red grapefruit margarita

Time 10 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Buttermilk cinnamon coffee cake

Time 1 hour
Yields Serves 12 to 16

Slow-scrambled eggs with prosciutto

Time Total time: 20 to 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Lemon risotto

Time 45 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Sun-dried-tomato-stuffed eggs

Time Active work time: 25 minutes Total preparation time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Yields Makes 24 eggs

Nick & Stef's lemon meringue pie

Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Yields Serves 8 to 10

Gilliland's Irish bread pudding with caramel-whiskey sauce

Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Yields Serves 6

Quark tart with asparagus

Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Yields Serves 6 to 8

Little Dom's fruit focaccia

Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Yields Makes 8 individual focaccia

Mascarpone-stuffed French toast with orange compote

Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Yields Serves 6 to 9

Pan-fried chicken

Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Yields Serves 2 to 4

Croque-madame

Time 45 minutes
Yields Serves 6

Le Pain Quotidien's quiche Lorraine

Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Yields Serves 8

Square One brown-butter pecan coffeecake

Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Yields Serves 8

Cornmeal Belgian waffles

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 6 to 8

Cafe del Rey's white hot peach sangria

Time 25 minutes
Yields Serves 8

Mom's chocolate chip cookies

Time 45 minutes
Yields Makes 2 dozen cookies.

Strawberry jamaica agua fresca

Time 20 minutes
Yields Makes 2 1/2 quarts

Square One Dining's French toast

Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Bagels

Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Yields Makes 6 to 8 bagels

Zucchini-basil frittata

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Chocolate-orange scones

Time 30 minutes
Yields Makes 12 scones

Roasted cherry Pavlova with cinnamon whipped cream

Time 20 minutes
Yields Serves 10 to 12

Chocolate-raspberry thumbprints

Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Yields Makes about 3 1/2 dozen cookies

Willa Jean's lemon cornmeal muffins

Time 1 hour
Yields Makes 1 ½ dozen muffins.


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