My sister at Grits and Pinecones and I teamed up to bring you 37 tasty recipes for your Perfect Mother’s Day Brunch. From boozy beginnings to sweet temptations to savory delicacies and everything in between, our tried and true recipes are sure to please.
Duxelles, pronounced dük-ˈsel are an intensely flavored mixture of finely chopped mushrooms and shallots. Named after the 17th French Marquis d’Uxelles, Duxelles are easy to prepare. They will take a whole host of dishes to the next level of deliciousness.
Salsa Verde is a delicious addition many Mexican dishes and is equally amazing on its own. Its bright fresh taste will convince you to never reach for the store-bought salsa again. This awesome Salsa Verde is from Grits and Pinecones’ Salsa Verde Chicken Enchilada post. It’s just in time for Cinco de Mayo!
No Cinco de Mayo celebration would be complete without amazing Mexican food and drink. To help you celebrate this fun-filled day, Grits and Pinecones and I have partnered to showcase 39 of our best Mexican inspired recipes. This all-inclusive Cinco de Mayo Recipe Roundup takes you from spicy beginnings to delectable endings and everything in between….
Reuben Egg Rolls are the perfect St. Patrick’s Day appetizer, and the perfect way to use any leftover corned beef. Like the traditional Reuben, these Reuben Egg Rolls are brimming with not only corned beef, but also sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and Russian Dressing. They are sure to keep your leprechauns coming back for more!
If you like Reubens, you’ll go crazy over this easy to make Reuben Quesadilla. Mounds of corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese are sandwiched between a flour tortilla, with Russian dressing on the side. It’s perfect for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration or any time for that matter!
Irish Nachos are the perfect appetizer for St. Patrick’s Day. Kettle potato chips are loaded with two cheeses, bacon, tomatoes, sour cream, and green onions. These nachos are sure to put a jig in your step and a smile on your face.
There are not too many things that are as easy to make and as delicious to serve as Restaurant Style Salsa. It takes minutes to make and can be as mild or as hot as you choose. Once you’ve tasted this homemade salsa, you’ll never reach for the store bought kind again!
Cajun Pork Boulettes with Spicy Dip are an amazing appetizer. They are perfect for your Mardi Gras celebrations and are easy to put together, albeit a bit time-consuming. The Cajun Pork Boulettes can be made ahead of time and freeze beautifully. What more could you ask? Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler!
Fromage Fort, meaning “strong cheese” in French, is an easy and delicious cheese spread made with leftover cheeses that are in your refrigerator. It literally takes minutes to put together and produces an awesome appetizer that your guests will rave about.