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The Serious Eats Progressive Mother's Day Menu

About the author: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt is the Chief Creative Officer of Serious Eats where he likes to explore the science of home cooking in his weekly column The Food Lab. You can follow him at @thefoodlab on Twitter, or at The Food Lab on Facebook.

What would a progressive dinner look like in which each member of the Serious Eats staff brought their mother and prepared her favorite dish? It's a pretty thought, but my guess is that by the end of the meal, we'd be the only ones left tasting while the mothers would have banded together, formed a revolt, and headed off to the Popeye's to let us crazy kids do our weird food thing while they enjoyed chicken and biscuits.

I also didn't imagine that it would be a meal with an appetizer, a pasta course, a main course, AND SIX FREAKING DESSERTS. I guess our moms all have a sweet tooth. Or maybe I just work in an office full of people who foist their mom's off as an excuse to eat more dessert. For shame!

Here's what our progressive Mother's Day Menu would look like. You can click through the Slideshow above for nice big pictures, or just click through directly to the recipes here.

What are your Mother's Day recipe plans?

About the author: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt is the Chief Creative Officer of Serious Eats where he likes to explore the science of home cooking in his weekly column The Food Lab. You can follow him at @thefoodlab on Twitter, or at The Food Lab on Facebook.

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