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May 1, 2011 by Becky Becky

Q What can I make my mother for Mother’s Day that is different and tasty, and that she will remember with fond memories?

- Heide


Dinner! Invite her over as usual, but make this evening extra special. Greet her with a festive appetizer — Pineapple, Ham & Swiss Appetizers are a delicious and easy way to begin. Be sure to offer her a favorite beverage, and play music she loves.

Let her sit and relax while you do the work! Prepare a spicy-sweet entrée, Asian Shrimp with Pea Pods & Bell Peppers, and serve it sizzling warm on steamed rice. Prep all the vegetables and ingredients, and cook the rice before she arrives. With everything chopped and ready, cooking takes less than 10 minutes, and the delightful aromas and freshness of this dish will add to the atmosphere of fun.

As the evening winds down, brew some decaf coffee and unveil a simple yet stunning Café Latte Tart. She’ll know she raised you right!

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