Weekly Wrap-Up: 3/3-3/9

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Weekly Wrap-Up: 3/3-3/9

In case you missed them, here’s a wrap up of our favorite blog posts of the week. Read, get inspired, and start cooking!

 

Red Quinoa with Asparagus, Portobellos & FetaRed Quinoa with Asparagus, Portobellos & Feta
Protein-packed quinoa, tangy feta, hearty portobello mushrooms and earthy asparagus make this a delicious meatless dinner option. Accompany with warm garlic bread and a crisp Sauvignon Blanc.
Ingredient Spotlight: LeeksIngredient Spotlight: Leeks
Milder and softer than their onion cousins, leeks have a delicate flavor that’s perfect for the transition into spring. Here are our best tips and tools for working with leeks, plus a few favorite recipes for winter and spring.
Recipe Roundup: 10 Cozy Winter ClassicsRecipe Roundup: 10 Cozy Winter Classics
Spring is around the corner, but for most of us, March is still about snow days, sweaters and roaring fireplaces. Here are 10 dishes to give you the classic winter comfort fare you crave.
Spicy Ginger Beef & Bok ChoySpicy Ginger Beef & Bok Choy
Serve this quick, lean stir-fry with steamed brown rice — it comes together in a flash. If you like, add color and nutrients by stir-frying red onions and bell peppers along with the bok choy.
Citrus 101Citrus 101
Fresh, juicy citrus is a bright spot in the season’s harvest. Celebrate the bounty with oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes and more — read on for our tips!
Lemon Chiffon CakeLemon Chiffon Cake
This moist, lemony chiffon cake is simple, delicate and delicious, with a texture that falls somewhere between a dense butter cake and a light, airy sponge cake. Take it to the next level with a topping of fresh blueberries and vanilla ice cream.
How to Start Seeds OutdoorsHow to Start Seeds Outdoors
We’re all dreaming of fresh summer fruits and vegetables — what better inspiration for planning your kitchen garden? Last week we told you everything you need to know about sowing seeds indoors, but you can also start seeds directly into the ground outside. Read on for how-to tips!
Recipe Roundup: Baking with CitrusRecipe Roundup: Baking with Citrus
When life gives you lemons — start baking! We were so inspired by the bright colors and fresh flavors of citrus this season that we introduced new delicious baking mixes and pretty pans to make a sweet statement. Here are some more ways to bake with lemons, limes and oranges while they’re at their peak.
Pizza with Pancetta, Asparagus & Goat CheesePizza with Pancetta, Asparagus & Goat Cheese
Asparagus and goat cheese are inventive toppings for pizza. For a real treat, use well-drained buffalo milk mozzarella. Round out the meal with a lemon-dressed romaine and cucumber salad for a simple, satisfying weeknight meal.
Recipe Roundup: Hearty BreakfastsRecipe Roundup: Hearty Breakfasts
Savor your leisurely weekend mornings with crispy waffles or a fluffy omelette — here are some of our favorites.
Weekend Project: Tangerine CurdWeekend Project: Tangerine Curd
This creamy curd has the bright, fresh flavor of sweet-tart tangerines, along with lemon juice for some extra zing. It’s the perfect way to capture a little bit of winter citrus to use all year long.
Mushroom & Goat Cheese BruschettaMushroom & Goat Cheese Bruschetta
These topped toasts make great finger food and look deceptively fancy. All it really takes is a few slices of toasted bread, a slathering of goat cheese, and a topping of sauteed mushrooms — seriously easy and seriously impressive.
Party Planner: Celebrate CitrusParty Planner: Celebrate Citrus

Celebrate the stars of the season with a colorful, inspired dinner party menu, showcasing cold-weather gems like oranges, grapefruit and other citrus fruits in every course, from creative crostini to a stunning blood orange galette.

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