Moms are special people and even more special if they can cook! Our moms make our favorite meals on our birthdays, the perfect chicken soup when we’re sick, and she bakes the cookies that holidays wouldn’t be the same without. This Sunday is Mother’s Day, the day when moms all over the country get served breakfast in bed and you actually need to do your chores when asked the first time. So what’s the perfect present for the mom who loves to cook and has passed on her love of cooking, or just eating delicious foods, down to us? Here are five great ideas for the foodie mom in your life!
This game will be fun for your entire family as you battle it out over almost 1,000 culinary trivia questions. Topics on the cards include celebrity chefs, food history, culinary science, and exotic cuisine.
Forget a scrapbook; make a custom cookbook for your mom’s greatest culinary hits. Take the recipes she has squirreled away for years on scraps of paper and in miscellaneous notebooks and turn them into a beautifully designed cookbook that your family will cherish. Include pictures of you and your mom baking, cooking or just enjoying each other’s company.
Mom’s that love to cook know that the secret to a great meal is in the ingredients. Save your mom a trip to the supermarket with a beautiful indoor herb garden. Fresh herbs make a world of difference when cooking and can be used to infuse iced teas, vodka, and homemade remedies for all kinds of ailments.
Etsy is a godsend for practically anything you can ever think of. Check out Craigsmarket for an assortment of gourmet sampler sets. This online shop sells tea assortments, gourmet salt assortments, dry rub assortments for barbequing, and so much more. Most of the assortments found at Craigsmarket are completely customizable so if you know your mom loves her food with an added kick of spice you can create a gift completely unique to your mom’s tastes.
You’re able to rattle off a number of things you’d like your mom to whip up for you but do you know what meal your mom would want? Ask her. Venture into uncharted territory, try to recreate your mom’s favorite meal made by her mom or invite your grandma over and have a generational cook-off. Most of all enjoy the moms in your life both in the kitchen and at the dinner table no matter what the occasion.