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Mom’s the Word

It's time to give mom a break in the kitchen. With these delicious recipes, you can make her a decadent spread.

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Sarah Herrera
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Sarah Herrera
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April 28, 2019

Mother’s Day is around the corner, but these recipes are for everyone. Whether you’re a lover of complex profiles or a sucker for the sweet and straightforward, these eats and treats are easy, delicious, and perfect for any occasion — but especially for all your hardworking, love-giving, sacrificing moms.

For all you frilly fanatics, pull up your seats and tuck in your lacy bibs because the sugar coma is sure to ensue with the first bites (and the dozen to follow) of these beautiful meringues. For all you fancy feasters, the roast beef crostinis are prim, proper, and perfectly paired with a multitude of decadent dinings. As for you casual connoisseurs, this ham salad sandwich is so delightful, you’ll think you’ve gone full-fledged swanky.

Meringues

These little dollops of cloud-like perfection have the texture of a French macaroon, and they’re so easy, anyone can do them.

Meringues (Photo: Sarah Herrera)
Meringues (Photo: Sarah Herrera)

Ham Salad Sandwich

There’s never been a salad mashup quite as tasty — or zesty — as this. With four simple ingredients, you’ll be amazed you whipped up such a masterpiece.

Ham Salad Sandwich (Photo: Sarah Herrera)
Ham Salad Sandwich (Photo: Sarah Herrera)

Roast Beef Crostini

If you’re going for elegant but relaxed, this recipe is for you. It’s all about the presentation, but there’s no skimping on flavor in this work of art.

Roast Beef Crostini (Photo: Sarah Herrera)
Roast Beef Crostini (Photo: Sarah Herrera)

Lemon Thyme Cookies

Perfect for teatime, these cookies are a shortbread lover’s dream. Not too sweet, and plenty savory, they’re perfect when pairing with decadent desserts.

Lemon Thyme Cookies (Photo: Sarah Herrera)
Lemon Thyme Cookies (Photo: Sarah Herrera)
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