9 (Mostly) Make-Ahead Mother's Day Brunch Ideas

May  9, 2012

Mother's Day is around the corner and it's time to get planning. Whether you surprise her with breakfast in bed or a leisurely brunch, here are 9 ideas for a feast -- most of which can be made ahead -- that will leave everyone contented, well fed, and wishing every day was Mother's Day.

Iced Coffee by merrill

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Orange Green Tea Sparkler by merrill

Yogurt with Toasted Quinoa, Dates, and Almonds by amanda

What I Do For Love Bran Muffins by drbabs

Olive Oil Pancakes with Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt by arielleclementine

Daniel Patterson's Poached Scrambled Eggs by Genius Recipes

Don't Hold the Anything Breakfast Pudding by aargersi

Leek, Lemon, and Feta Quiche by Feeding the Saints (A.C. Parker)

April Bloomfield's Lemon Caper Dressing by Genius Recipes


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I'm Laura Loesch-Quintin, a food writer and photographer, as well as the voice behind the recipe blog gourmette•nyc. Originally from Philadelphia, I was raised in a French-American household where vinaigrette, cornichons, and clafoutis were (and still are) staples. When not cooking, writing, or photographing, I can usually be found exploring the food markets of New York City.

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LaurenHerman May 9, 2012
That iced coffee is looking pretty good right about now... love all of these ideas!