POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 4, 2011
She cares for you year-round, so no one deserves a special day as much as Mom. Traditional gifts include flowers, candy and brunch or dinner. Other ideas might include handwritten poems or cards, a day at the spa or an herb garden kit. Whatever you do, something with personal flair will touch her heart, like these heartwarming dishes.
8 English muffins
16 teaspoons butter
16 1-ounce slices ham, Canadian bacon or turkey
16 poached eggs
Hollandaise sauce (below)
Split, toast and butter English muffins.
Top each half with slice of ham, Canadian bacon or turkey; poached egg; and a generous spoonful of Hollandaise sauce.
Sprinkle with paprika and parsley. Serves 8.
Approximate nutritional information, per serving: 650 calories, 47 g fat, 24 g saturated fat, 635 mg cholesterol, greater than 1200 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 28 g protein
4 egg yolks
2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper
1/2 pound butter, melted
In bowl, beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored. Add vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Place bowl over hot (not boiling) water and beat until thick, about 10 minutes. Add butter slowly, beating constantly. Serves 8.
Approximate nutritional information, per serving: 230 calories, 25 g fat, 15 g saturated fat, 165 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, no carbohydrate, fiber or sugar, 2 g protein
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