Treat Mom all day long.
If you’re looking for mom-worthy meals, gorgeous gifts and bold blooms that will brighten her day, you’ve come to the right place!
Start her day off right with our Mother’s Day Brunch deal, complete with gourmet chocolate and flowers. If you’d rather make something yourself, explore our favorite standout recipes. They’re perfect for breakfast in bed or a midmorning feast with the family.
Need a gift or two? Peruse our roses, peonies and orchids to find just the right springtime bouquet. We also offer a variety of gifts, from tea and chocolate to rosé.
If Mother’s Day dinner is on the menu, we recommend surf and turf: USDA Prime Filet Mignon and Wild North Atlantic Lobster Tails. Read on for serving tips and more.
We’ve made it easy to serve a spectacular surf and turf dinner with Prime Filet Mignon and succulent Lobster Tail. Start with our recipe for Seared Filet Mignon and a simple step-by-step Lobster Tail prep. Then pair these impressive entrées with prepared sides from our Produce and Deli Departments – pick up ready to cook sides or recipe-ready veggies so you can serve mom a 100% home cooked spread with easy recipes like Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Browned Butter and Brown Sugar Brussels Sprouts.
You can’t go wrong with Filet Mignon for dinner. If you really want to serve Mom the best of the best, opt for USDA Prime. Generous marbling adds rich, buttery flavor and makes every bite juicy and delicious.
Try it seared with olive oil, butter and The Fresh Market Steak and Chop Grinder seasoning.
Add a side of seasoned red potatoes and asparagus tips from our Produce Department for an easy-to-cook Mother’s Day meal that Mom will never forget.
Want to kick up your asparagus? We love serving it roasted with balsamic browned butter.
Take the surf route with our delectable North Atlantic Lobster Tails. From the cold waters of the North Atlantic, these wild-caught tails are full of flavor.
Pair them with whipped potatoes from our deli and pre-halved Brussels sprouts. Our seasoned, halved Brussels sprouts are great if you’re short on time, but if you’d like to cook up something yourself, we recommend our recipe for Brown Sugar Brussels Sprouts.
We also have an easy-to-follow recipe with a step-by-step guide for how to prepare and cook lobster tails, so you can pull off a Mother’s Day feast without a hitch!
Mother’s Day Brunch
Save time with our delicious, ready-to-cook brunch for Mom. Choose between Quiche Lorraine or Broccoli Cheddar Quiche for the main course. Add 2 pounds of bacon and fresh tropical fruit, plus the pound cake flavor of your choice (depending on Mom’s taste). Finish the meal with House of Dorchester’s gorgeous book-shaped box of chocolates and a seasonal bouquet of flowers. Available in store May 10-12.
This $39.99 meal serves 4 and includes:
- 24 oz Quiche
- 2 lb Nueske’s Bacon
- 24 oz Tropical Fruit Tub
- 16-18 oz Pound Cake
- 6 ct House of Dorchester Chocolate Book Box
- Small Mixed Bouquet*
*Bouquet assortments may vary.
Mother’s Day Gifts
Nothing says “I love you, Mom” quite like a fresh bouquet of flowers.
Our multi-hued roses are lush and vibrant. Peonies are a seasonal, show-stopping selection—known as the “queen of all flowers,” they’re sure to make Mom feel like royalty.
We also have potted hydrangeas, which are available in a variety of colors and are easy to plant, too. And, you can’t go wrong with elegant spray roses or orchids.
Believe it or not, orchids are relatively easy to care for—ask our floral specialists for advice! Our orchids are available in an array of colors, shades and patterns, so you can pick the one you think Mom will like best (although there’s really no wrong choice!)
If you’d like to take a more personalized route, we have plenty of giftable delights. Chocolates are always a good idea. Jelina Chocolates are crafted with pure, premium ingredients like cocoa, cocoa butter, sugar and natural vanilla. Godiva chocolates are another high-quality classic.
If Mom prefers sips over sweets, give her The Republic of Tea Beautifying Botanicals. This herbal infusion is made with botanicals said to promote healthy skin. We also love JNSQ Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc. The keepsake-worthy bottles are fashioned by a French glass designer, topped with resealable stoppers.
Our Gift Center also carries lovely tea towels, Root candles, mugs and cards that you can pair with other gifts or give on their own.
Want to impress Mom with your own brunch spread? Our ready-to-heat and ready-to-eat offerings make it easy to create a delicious meal while Mom relaxes. Make her morning with our spring coffees, new coffee cakes, authentic French crepes and more.
We also have Mother’s Day recipes are easy to follow and easier to love. Choose from filling, savory dishes like our Bacon and Egg Puff Pastry Tart, decadent bread-based recipes like Banana Stuffed French Toast with Dark Chocolate (let that one sink in for a moment), savory Cold Smoked Salmon in a classic Eggs Benedict, apple tarts, granola and more.
1Fruit & Veggie Luau Bowls
No time to prep? We’ve got you covered. Our Fruit & Veggie Luau Bowls offer a bounty of freshly-prepared fruit and vegetables for any gathering. Each one is perfectly arranged for a bright and beautiful presentation. Choose from blends of fresh fruit like melon, trimmed strawberries, blueberries, grapes and kiwi, or fresh veggies like cauliflower, celery, carrots, broccoli and tomatoes.
Our Nut Breads are baked fresh in-store using signature recipes. Our Banana Nut Bread is a classic—moist, flavorful and perfect for breakfast, dessert or an anytime snack. Each loaf is wrapped and ready to give to your mom, aunt, sister or mother-to-be.
3The Fresh Market Brioche
Crafted from an authentic French recipe, our golden, all-butter brioche is rich in flavor with a light, tender texture. Take it to the next level with our recipe for Banana Stuffed French Toast with Dark Chocolate. Mom will say it’s the best French toast she’s ever had (and mean it).
4New Coffee Cakes
Who doesn’t love a good coffee cake? Our new cakes are available in two flavors: Cinnamon Walnut Coffee Cake with layers of cinnamon sugar and crunchy walnuts, and Marble Coffee Cake with a vanilla and chocolate swirl studded with rich chocolate chips. We recommend serving both, so you don’t have to choose.
5Gourmet Fruit Tart
Serve Mom something that tastes as good as it looks with our luscious Fruit Tart. Made fresh in our stores, this sweet treat has an all butter shortbread crust filled with a light pastry cream. We top each tart with more than one pound of fresh, colorful fruit. It’s truly a feast for the senses!
6The Fresh Market Crepes
Crafted by artisan bakers using only the finest ingredients, our authentic French crêpes are simply irresistible. Every batch is free of preservatives, artificial coloring and artificial flavoring, with zero high fructose corn syrup and zero trans fat. That leaves room for the good stuff, like real milk and fresh eggs.
This imported Italian cake takes 72 hours to make. Like winter panettone, it owes its perfectly delicate texture and flavor to generations-old baking traditions. “Columba” means “dove” in Italian, which is beautifully reflected in the shape of this cake. Best enjoyed warm.
Egg-cellent Ideas >
These are some of our favorite egg-centric brunch recipes. Choose from Bacon and Egg Puff Pastry with Gruyere, savory bacon and crème fraiche, a zesty Southwestern Hash Brown Scramble and a show-stopping Apple, Cheddar and Ham Breakfast Strata.
Protein, Please >
Our hand-trimmed Cold Smoked Salmon is made from thin slices of fresh, never frozen, salmon fillets. Try it in a delicate tartlet with cream cheese, layered on Eggs Benedict with fresh asparagus or wrapped up in puff pastry with herbs, cream cheese and goat cheese.