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nissenpa May 11, 2007 04:50 PM

What would be your ideal mother's day---food wise? What would you like (or like to make yourself) for breakfast/brunch or for a nice dinner&dessert?

Dh thought Mother's Day was next week and confessed tonight that he might need some input from me as far as food goes. So I can pretty much get away with requesting anything. That, and I'd like some new ideas.

  1. HillJ May 12, 2007 05:29 PM

    Fresh fruit salad
    Good coffee
    Warmed croissants with honey drizzle
    2 poached eggs and a side of maple bacon

    served in bed with the Sunday NYTimes

    HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!

    1. alex8alot May 12, 2007 06:49 AM

      god if my husband could/would cook, why I would ask for lboster thermidor!

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        valerie May 11, 2007 07:04 PM

        My in-laws are coming for brunch and I'm serving one of my favorite meals -- bagels, cream cheese, lox and whitefish salad (from Russ & Daughters here in NYC), tomato, onion. I'm making a cheese and sausage strata and I'm also making a really easy but delicious sour cream coffee cake.

        Then later for dinner we're meeting my sister and her family in Chinatown for a feast of a different sort.

        I have to laugh...2 traditional Jewish meals in 1 day -- Bagels and Chinese food! My favorites!

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          nissenpa May 12, 2007 03:26 AM

          Your brunch sounds wonderful. Now I want bagels and sc coffee cake!

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            lulubelle May 12, 2007 12:50 PM

            God, I love the whitefish salad from Russ & Daughters. When I visit NYC I frequently bring a cooler so that I can bring some home.

            You'd think a city the size of Chicago could support a decent smoked fish store, but no.

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              valerie May 12, 2007 07:11 PM

              We live relatively close to Russ & Daughters, but really don't get food from there too often (not for any reason). I sent my husband there this afternoon to pick up the food and when he got home, I had to have a taste of the whitefish salad. I had to control myself after just a taste because I could have kept going and there would have been none left for tomorrow! I gotta tell ya, I think it has crack in it!

              And I just finished making my coffee cake. It smells soooo good (it's the cinnamon). And it's just so easy to make.

          2. jinet12 May 11, 2007 06:41 PM

            Question...can he cook well?

            1. Chris VR May 11, 2007 05:07 PM

              Breakfast- Huevos Rancheros or Bananas Foster French Toast.

              1. cookingmama0221 May 11, 2007 04:52 PM

                you can request to him your favorite food! some nice staeak or just as little as having a little picnic with him on your patio! or spagetti is always good!

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