When I asked my mother if she’d like me to make a brunch reservation for Mother’s Day, she waved me off and told me not to bother. (She’s a simple woman, really.) This puts me in a bit of a sticky situation. My mom is hard to shop for, so this comprehensive list that ShopTalk editor Raya Ramsey created does me no good, either. I guess this means I’m making brunch instead. Here are some recipes that I’ve been mulling over.
If your mom is into sweets…
This cinnamon french toast by smittenkitchen looks nice and easy. You can roll out of bed late and have this on the table by 11 AM. Yes, yes, and yes.
Plus, these little sugar buns from Seven Spoons make me want to curl up in Sugar Heaven, wherever that may be.
If your mom likes it savory…
Look at these buckwheat and spelt crepes from Cookie + Kate. I can’t take my eyes off them. Can you?
And palate/palette/plate has this wonderful spinach frittata with caramelized onions. Oh goodness… I don’t know how to choose anymore. This mushroom quiche recipe from smittenkitchen is definitely not helping.
For the drinks…
When you combine the words “chai” and “latte,” I’m sold. I don’t know why those two words make my knees go weak, but they do. Here’s a recipe for iced chai tea latte from Big Girls, Small Kitchen.
Or maybe your mom needs a little pick-me-up for Mother’s Day, so perhaps Saveur’s back porch tea with white peach, 1.5 oz gin, and seltzer will do the trick.