Mother’s Day is this weekend. So many restaurants have indoor or patio dining for Mother’s Day, so I’m not going to round up of all that. But I do have some gift baskets and restaurant meal kits ready for you to treat Mom right.
Bellecour Bakery at Cooks
With half unsliced gruyere and bacon quiche (heating instructions included); bibb lettuce salad with fresh herbs, radish coins and red wine vinaigrette; half loaf of pain perdu with crème brûlée batter (includes recipe to make French toast at home); and one orchid stem. Serves 2-3. $75. Order here.
Betty & Earl’s Biscuit Kitchen
Betty & Earl’s is offering a Sweet Biscuit three-pack (caramel apple, raspberry and cinnamon roll) for $15, a Savory Biscuit three-pack (sausage gravy, bacon cheddar, mushroom gruyere) for $15, and an Original Biscuit six-Pack (six original biscuits with a jar of honey butter or jam) for $25. On the sweeter side, you can order the Mother’s Day Sweet Kit that includes a choice of mini-pie, chocolate chunk cookie, butterscotch cookie, oatmeal cherry cookie, and chocolate covered strawberries for $20. All items are available with a 24-hour advance order. Order here.
Take-n-Bake Mother’s Day Kit for Two: Prepare and assemble dishes with instructions included, with an option to add a Brunch Cocktail Kit. Quiche with spinach, peas, and asparagus; lox with dill pesto, cucumber salad, and buttermilk; rosette with tarragon cream, salami, pickles, and olives; cheddar crackers; and berry cheesecake. Pick up Saturday, May 8. $90 per kit. Order here.
Mother’s Day Bundle: Tote bag, Roederer Estate Brut Sparkling wine, Brillat Savarin Triple-Creme, house-made garlic crostini, house-made chocolate truffles, house-made lemon shortbread cookies, strawberry mousse cake, locally grown tulips from TC Flower Exchange, Worker-B Spring Lotion. With every purchase, France 44 will make a $25 donation to Second Harvest Heartland, which will provide 75 meals for Minnesota families in need. $130. Order here.
Keep It Grand (Cafe) Meal Kits
Calamarata carbonara with bacon, jidori egg, and parmesan cheese; spring salad of herbs and flowers; whipped mascarpone with spring berries, violet honey, and sugar cookies. Will scale for 1 – 12 guests. Optional add-ons available. $25/person. Order here.
Mother’s Day French toast kit includes ingredients from fellow Food Building vendors, including a loaf of brioche from Baker’s Field, bacon from Red Table Meat Co., and sweet lemon fromage blanc from Alemar Cheese Co. Maple-honey syrup is made with Minneapolis-made Skinny Jake’s Fat Honey, and the nutmeg-scented custard mix is made with heavy cream from Autumnwood Farm in Forest Lake. $35. Order here.
Those in St. Paul can order Mother’s Day brunch from The Lex. The take-and0bake brunch for four includes smoked salmon quiche, potatoes O’Brien, pull apart sticky loaf, garden salad, and fresh fruit with honey lemon poppyseed dressing. Orders can be picked up curbside in front of The Lexington on Saturday, May 8 between 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. or Sunday, May 9, from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. $100. Order here.
Mother’s Day Brunch for Four: Your choice of a frittata or quiche in either citrus smoked salmon or English pea and zucchini. Add in a bouquet of flowers and mimosa kit and you can present it all in a limited edition custom wooden tray to your special Mother/Mom/Mommy or Grandmother/Grammy/Nana. Pickup or Delivery Saturday May 8 from 5-8 p.m. or Mother’s Day, May 9, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Order here.
Mother’s Day Dinner Bundle: Available in sizes for one, two, or four and including your choice of pan-seared salmon, Lynhall rotisserie chicken, Peterson brown sugar glazed ham or for the vegetarians, roasted cauliflower with curried cashew butter. Order here.
Delight in a Strawberry Crunch Ice Cream Pie – cream and strawberry jam ice cream, strawberry/white chocolate crunch, and a graham cracker crust. $27. Order here.
Mother’s Day Brunch Take Away for Four: Greek yogurt parfait with fresh berries and garam masala spiced granola; strawberry-rhubarb galettes and lemon-blueberry muffins; mixed greens with dried cranberries, candied walnuts, and champagne vinaigrette; quiche with spinach, caramelized onions and goat cheese; ham steaks; and cheesy potato gratin. $110 per kit. Order here.
Parlour St. Paul
Mother’s Day Meal Kit For Four: Butter lettuce salad with pickled shallots, shaved parmesan, and champagne vinaigrette; whole quiche with two options: ham and cheese, or spinach, red pepper and Feta; house fries with herbed butter; for dessert, four homemade cinnamon rolls. Kits can be picked up on May 7 and May 8 between 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. $80 per kit. Order here.
Patisserie 46 / Rose Street Patisserie
Lots of Mother’s Day options in Minneapolis and St. Paul: Including the Fran Cake (strawberry-lychee center filled with bourbon and Tahitian vanilla cream is surrounded by an almond and pistachio sponge cake, topped with fresh strawberries and raspberries) for $50. Grand Madame Package: 12-piece box of chocolates, six-piece macaron box, chocolate tablet, champagne raspberry fruit Jellies, strawberry tart, strawberry Fraisier petit, bottle of Champagne with exotic elixir to make mimosas for $105. Breakfast in Provence: Chef’s selection of 4 breakfast pastries, plus our lemon-lavender pound cake, champagne brioche, and a jar of house-crafted jam for $50. French Toast Kit: Everything you need in one kit to make our French Toast for four-to-six at home plus La Colombe ground coffee for $50. Order by May 5. Order here.
Mother’s Day Meal for Four: Fresh berries and yogurt; baby lettuce salad with radish, cherry tomato, and dijon vinaigrette; smoked pork loin with dill cream sauce; home fried potatoes with caramelized peppers and onions; and chocolate chip cookie dough. Minimal preparation required: Assembly of yogurt and berries, assemble and dress salad, heat pork and potatoes in oven, and bake cookies. $85 per kit. Order here.
Choose from a pre-selected Mother’s Day Brunch Kit or build your own meal. Mother’s Day Brunch Kit includes spinach, brie and sun-dried tomato quiche, assorted meats, smoked gouda hash browns, caramel rolls, lemon and berry salad, and fresh fruit. All items are also available á la carte! Preorder ends May 3. Meals serve 4-6 people and can be picked up at Red Cow Uptown on Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $120. Order here.
Mother’s Day Box: Two chocolate croissants, two bouchons, two madeleines, one jar of raspberry jam, one pack of Bare Honey honey sticks, one bag of Mixtape coffee from Dogwood, and a 6-pack of cookies (your choice). $54. Order here.
Mother’s Day Cheese and Champs basket: Chartogne-Taillet Cuvée Ste. Anne Brut Champagne, Mt. Tam Triple-Crème Cheese, Marieke Golden Gouda, Lark Salted Rosemary Shortbreads, Firehook Crackers, Heathglen Jam, Cuna di Piedra Dark Chocolate with Hibiscus Flowers, Surdyk’s Dark Chocolate Brownie Bites, and Jean Dubost Laguiole Cheese Knife. $150. Order here.
Family Picnic menu items include banh mi, khao sen rice noodles, curried egg salad, potluck salad, taro chips, pickles, and pineapple pound cake. Mix and match to order takeout. Order here.