Because my parents always come up for the girl's dance recitals in late May, I can't think of the last time I saw my mom on Mother's Day (of course we speak or face-time). My MIL, who lives in town, loves Sunday morning yoga. While she does her thing in the morning, its ALL ABOUT ME! This always involves breakfast in bed and lots of sweet homemade gifts. This year, I put in a special request that I just get coffee and gifts and do the cooking myself. They did not disappoint! After a precious scavenger hunt prepared by the baby, I got ready for breakfast guests:
this amazing Shakshuka from the NY Times. My personal favorite flavor profile is tomato sauce plus cheesy or creamy (think: Pasta alla Vodka, Eggplant Parm, Tikka Masala). This may be my new favorite. Start by heating olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add 1 sliced onion and 1 sliced bell pepper. Cook gently until very soft, about 20 minutes. I added minced garlic about 1/2 way through, though the recipe calls for sliced:
The rest of the day was devoted to lounging in my Lilly for Target Hammock and then topped off with dinner at our club with my MIL. It was just perfect!