05/09/2014 09:43 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

10 Ideas for Mother's Day Dinner

It's seems strange that there's only one day a year dedicated to celebrating moms -- the women who taught us how to tie our shoes and blow our noses. They feed us, clothe us, and -- when we're grown -- they share a drink with us and recall all the times they almost lost it while taking care of us. 

At we've decided it's time to return you the favor, Mom -- with a meal that shows just how much we appreciate you. We'll act like the responsible adults you raised us to be; we'll make a grocery list three days out, prep the sides the day before, and set the table that morning. This year we're going big (or we're not going home). Here are 10 ideas for the best Mother's Day celebration yet.

Yuzu, I Zu by Teri

Radish and Arugula Salad with Pecorino and Lemon by Merrill Stubbs

Lemon and Toasted Almond Risotto by AntoniaJames

Dan Leader's 4-Hour Baguette by Genius Recipes

Justin Burdett's Chilled English Pea Soup with Garlic Cream & Pickled Ramps by Genius Recipes

Aromatic Poached Salmon with Rye and Caper Breadcrumbs by gingerroot

Baby Purple Artichokes Fried in Olive Oil by SippitySup 


Grilled Steak Salad with Italian Salsa Verde by Sarah | strawberryplum

Coconuttiest Shortbread Cookies by Hilarybee

Rhubarb and Gin Sorbet with Rose Cream by yossy arefi

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