Culinistas Love Mothers

05/06/2013 05:55 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Can a sandwich teach us good parenting? Maybe! The Culinistas took a cue from some great mothers to create a mom sandwich. Start with really hearty bread - we like Le Pain Quotidien for that. That's like your sturdy foundation that every mama imbues in her child. Then slather that up with Jasper Hill Moses Sleeper - currently my absolute favorite cheese (available at Lucy's Whey in NYC and the West Hollywood Whole Foods in Los Angeles - the best cheese selection of the greater LA WFMs). See, that's a lesson in culture. And nothing says mom-love like some good old fashioned affection - red lipstick on the cheek style coddling. So we say coddle an egg. Or, lightly poach it - in the shape of your bread, ideally. Moms teach us patience... which is especially good when they turn around and give us unsolicited advice. Our sandwich features caramelized onions, which take forever, as well as some greens for good measure. And what if you only have the heel of the bread left to cap off your sandwich? No worries! Moms love unconditionally - even if you forgot to buy a fresh loaf of bread for her visit. Now don't forget sharing. Cut up that bad boy and spread the love. Offer some to dad!

Happy Mother's Day, Mom! I love you!