What to Cook...Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

2 fun days of cooking and entertaining this week and I thought it would be fun to post some crowd pleasing recipes that are sure to impress the senors as well as mommy dearest...

Cinco de Mayo Favorites
Pico de Gallo and Guacamole via Tasty Kitchen
Poblano Chicken Chowder via Paula Deen
Jalapeno Cheddar Biscuits via Tasty Kitchen
Mexican Tortilla Lasagna via Woman's Day
Chicken Enchiladas via Eat.Drink.Pretty
Fiesta Rice via Williams-Sonoma

Mother's Day Masterpieces
Ultimate Coffee Cake via Paula Deen
Hashbrown Quiche via Paula Deen
Smoked Ham, Cheddar, and Pear Paninis via Williams-Sonoma
Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes via Eat.Drink.Pretty
Orange Chiffon Layer Cake via Williams-Sonoma

Root Beer Float Cake via Joy the Baker

It's only 9AM and all this food has me ready to eat my lunch already... that means its going to be a very long morning!! So I need help with another recipe--I want to make my Mom something fabulous for a belated Mother's Day dinner next week--any ideas for making breakfast for dinner?? Us southerners love ANY reason to whip out the bacon and grits!!


  1. How about crepes?! I love crepes or eggs Benedict? :)

  2. YUM!!!!!!!!!!! My mouth is watering!

  3. wow! that food looks SO yummy!!!

  4. Oh gosh, everything looks SO yummy!!!

  5. That Paula Deen hashbrown quiche is a bit hit in my house..I make it every year for Christmas morning!

  6. All this food looks delicious!!


  7. All of that looks so good!!! My stomach is growling!

  8. It is dangerous to post pictures like this for a pregnant woman to look at - my mouth is watering! As for a breakfast for dinner recipe, I saw this on the Today Show and plan to try it out myself this weekend. I'm a big fan of anything French Toast related! http://placetobloom.blogspot.com/2011/05/blueberry-stuffed-french-toast.html

  9. Yum! You know I am loving this food post. Great suggestions. :)

  10. I am SO hungry right now! Everything looks yummy! And I am a sucker for Mexican food :)

  11. A few Mothers Days back we did the following menu for Mom: mimosas, lemon poppyseed scones (mix from World Market), brown sugar baked turkey bacon, sliced fruit.

    Have fun!

  12. Okay, I am going to have to save these recipes. I love me some Mexican food. Yum

  13. Makes me hungry!! Sounds sooooo delish!!

  14. ok.. we tried the mexican tortilla lasanga and it was DELISH!! :)