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Mother's Day recipes to share and send

14 Recipes
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Make these dishes for your mom at home or pack and ship treats to wherever she’s quarantining.

You can share a Mother’s Day meal with your mom whether or not you’re quarantining together.

If you are in the same home, start her day with one or more of these Mother’s Day breakfast dishes:

Ultimate Overnight Waffles

Time 45 minutes
Yields Makes 1 to 2 dozen.

Egg and Cheese Skillet Pancake

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 6

Hot and Fluffy Pancakes

Time 20 minutes
Yields Serves 2

Omelet

Time 15 minutes
Yields Serves 1

Spring Onion Home Fry Tacos

Time 25 minutes
Yields Serves 4

If she lives within driving distance, drop off these sweet and savory Mother’s Day brunch treats:

More-Berries-Than-Batter Blueberry Muffins

Time 40 minutes
Yields Makes 12

Quiche with bacon and Gruyere cheese

Time 2 hours
Yields Serves 6

Smoked Salmon Sando

Time 20 minutes
Yields Serves 4.

Fried Blood Orange Cake

Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Yields Serves 8 to 10

Blueberry Biscuits with Rhubarb Compote

Time 30 minutes
Yields Makes 2 dozen

For moms a flight or more away, pack up and mail these homemade Mother’s Day desserts:

Classic Pound Cake

Time 1 hour 30 minutes, plus cooling
Yields Makes one 10-inch cake

Orange Shortbread Hearts

Time 2 hours
Yields Makes about 40

Black Sesame Butter Toffee with Hazelnuts

Time 1 hour
Yields Makes one 12- by 17-inch sheet

Rosy Olive Oil and Date Rugelach

Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Yields Makes 4 dozen cookies


Genevieve Ko is the cooking editor for the Los Angeles Times. She is a cookbook author and has been a food writer, editor and recipe developer for national food media outlets. Ko graduated from Yale after a childhood in Monterey Park.
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