Mother’s Day

Five pear turnovers on a piece of parchment in a rimmed baking sheet.

Pear Turnovers

“Much more sophisticated than the turnovers from my childhood.” “Very subtly sweet.” That’s what folks are saying.

A blue and white saucer with a knife and 2 halves of a cream scone, topped with jam and whipped cream.

Cream Scones

Sometimes you want something buttery, flaky, and fresh from the oven. These can be ready in about half an hour. Perfect with jam and cream.

A Sweetango apple rose tart on a glass cake stand

SweeTango Apple Rose Tart

SweeTango® apples are the apple of choice for this elegant apple rose tart. The apples aren’t baked, so their crisp bite of honey and citrus shine.

4 delicate tumblers filled with St. Germain Cocktail with a little ice and a lemon twist, sitting on a silver tray on a marble table.

St. Germain Cocktail

St. Germain, sparkling wine, and soda water. Lightly effervescent, slightly inebriating, and thoroughly enjoyable.

A slice of classic carrot cake--two carrot cake layers filled and frosted with cream cheese frosting; on top are crushed walnuts.

Carrot Cake

“This was beyond the best carrot cake I have ever had.” That’s what we’re hearing about this cake, which ingeniously relies on puréed, rather than grated, carrots.

A wire rack on a piece of parchment, with 3 croquettes madame muffins sitting on top.

Croque Madame Muffins

A nifty little ooh- and aah-inducing riff on the classic croque madame that’s perfect to assemble ahead of time for big batch brunches.

A cedar plank with 3 eggs Florentine, one with spinach, one with tomato, one with ham.

Eggs Florentine

Eggs Florentine, Benedict, and Arnold. Sorta sounds more like a network of Revolutionary War spies than a brunch menu, yes?

A strawberry shortcake on a pink plate with a bowl of strawberries and a bowl of cream beside it.

The Best Strawberry Shortcakes

Nothing heralds warm, muggy weather like strawberries. Here, the sweet berries are layered with whipped cream and piled high on cloud-like biscuits.