Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

PHOTO: Chef Emeril Lagasse cooks up mascarpone and marmalade stuffed French toast.
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Make mom an unbelievable brunch this Mother's Day with these recipes. From buttermilk blueberry pancakes to hash browns, you're sure to find something here that everyone will love.

Pick and choose a few of these for a menu you can serve buffet-style or serve to mom for a delicious breakfast in bed.

PHOTO: Buttermilk-Scallion Biscuits with Eggs and Griddled Ham
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This sandwich is a great option for Mother's Day on-the-go. Homemade buttermilk biscuits make this more than your average breakfast sandwich.

PHOTO: Emeril's Lemon and Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes
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Drop fresh blueberries into the lemon-scented batter after the pancakes have been on the griddle for a few minutes. Serve them hot with maple syrup and butter.

PHOTO: Skillet Breakfast Bake
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This is a simple one-dish breakfast. Use any vegetables you have in your fridge for a meal you can whip up Mother's Day morning.

PHOTO: Emeril's Banana Bread
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There's nothing like the smell of fresh banana bread wafting through the house. Banana, sour cream and eggs are blended in a food processor for a smooth bread without any lumps of banana.

PHOTO: Maya Angelou's Original Joe's Sausage, Eggs, and Greens
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Any hearty greens you have on hand work great for this dish. (Spinach and kale are a few other options.) Sprinkle the eggs with cheese and serve with whole grain toast.

PHOTO: B. Smith's French Toast
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This french toast recipe is prepared the day before and left in the refrigerator overnight. When they're ready to serve, dust them with confectioner's sugar and garnish with mint and strawberries.

PHOTO: Emeril's Pecan-Praline Candied Bacon
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This candied bacon is the perfect marriage of salty and sweet. It taste wonderful with eggs and makes a great buffet brunch side dish.

PHOTO: Emeril Lagasse's minted fruit salad with sparkling cider drizzle is shown here.
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Instead of a sweet dessert, opt for this light and refreshing fruit salad. Vanilla, sparkling cider and lemon zest add new flavor to your everyday fruit salad.

PHOTO: Emeril Lagasse's hash brown potatoes are shown here.
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Garlic, paprika and onions give life to your average hash browns. Cook the potatoes in a skillet to get them brown and crispy.

PHOTO: Chef Emeril Lagasse cooks up mascarpone and marmalade stuffed French toast.
ABC News; Food Styling/Karen Pickus

The buttery brioche in this recipe creates the best french toast. If you can't find mascarpone, substitute it with cream cheese.

PHOTO: Emeril Lagasse's herbed cheesy eggs on english muffin is shown here.
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These cheesy eggs are a great alternative to scrambled eggs. Fold in your mom's favorite cheese and herbs for a breakfast she won't believe you made.

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