Weekly Wrap-Up: 7/7-7/13

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Weekly Wrap-Up: 7/7-7/13

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

 

Grilled Pizza with Eggplant and TomatoesGrilled Pizza with Eggplant and Tomatoes
Eggplant, cherry tomatoes and fresh basil—all iconic summer ingredients—make a tempting pizza topping. Cooking the vegetables and the pizza on the grill keeps the kitchen cool and adds a hint of smokiness.
Ingredient Spotlight: TomatoesIngredient Spotlight: Tomatoes
We wait for sweet, juicy summer tomatoes all year long, and finally they’re here. Celebrate them with these pro tips, plus some new recipe ideas from the Williams-Sonoma Test Kitchen.
How to Grow TomatoesHow to Grow Tomatoes

Tomatoes are summer’s most popular edible garden plant. They’ll grow in various climates as long as they have plenty of sunlight and well-drained soil. Here are some things to consider before growing them at home.

Shrimp in Tomato-Olive-Caper Sauce with PolentaShrimp in Tomato-Olive-Caper Sauce with Polenta
Polenta makes a hearty gluten-free base for this rustic Italian meal. Get the polenta started first, and then simmer the shrimp while it cooks.
All About Heirloom TomatoesAll About Heirloom Tomatoes
Red or yellow, small or large, striped or ribbed…we can’t get enough of summer’s bumper crop of delicious heirloom tomatoes. We turned to expert Amy Goldman, gardener extraordinaire and author of 
The Heirloom Tomato, to learn more about these summer gems.
Tomatoes 101Tomatoes 101
Tomato season is here! Summer’s tomatoes come in all shapes and sizes, from sweet cherry tomatoes to hearty heirlooms. Embrace the bounty – learn how to make the most of each one with these tips.
Brownies with RaspberriesBrownies with Raspberries
Garnishing brownies with raspberries puts a fresh summertime spin on this year-round treat. Serve the brownies with 
raspberry swirl ice cream to beat the heat, or drizzle them with a sweet-tart raspberry sauce.
Tomato Madness: 101 Tomato RecipesTomato Madness: 101 Tomato Recipes
We’re all about everything tomato this summer — and we have all the recipes you need to join the party. Here’s a sampling of 101 delicious tomato dishes on our website. Get inspired, then 
see the full list!
Recipe Roundup: Easy Summer DessertsRecipe Roundup: Easy Summer Desserts
With summer fruits at their sweetest, it doesn’t take much time or effort to pull off a beautiful, delicious dessert. End your next meal with one of these easy recipes — little or no cooking required.
Steamed Salmon with ChermoulaSteamed Salmon with Chermoula
Chermoula, a Moroccan cilantro- and parsley-based pesto, adds fresh and tangy flavor to salmon in this easy weeknight dish. Serve the salmon with a side of quinoa or roasted potatoes to round out the meal.
Tomato Preserving Tips from Canal HouseTomato Preserving Tips from Canal House
Preserving tomatoes means you can enjoy a taste of the season all year long. For tips and ideas, we turned to 
Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton, the duo behind the Canal House. Read on!
Fresh Corn FrittersFresh Corn Fritters
These addictive hors d’oeuvres are especially enticing when made with fresh summer corn cut straight from the cob. Double the recipe if you’re serving a crowd; you’ll be surprised how fast they disappear.
Party Planner: Tomato Harvest PartyParty Planner: Tomato Harvest Party
When heirloom tomatoes are at their peak, populating nearly every stand at the farmers’ market, you’ll want to take full advantage of these colorful beauties. Here, a tomato-centric menu allows you to enjoy this summer specialty in all their glory.
Roast Chicken Stuffed with Gruyère, Bread and SausageRoast Chicken Stuffed with Gruyère, Bread and Sausage
Gruyère is a good cheese to use for stuffing and for gratins because it both melts evenly and retains its essential character, adding its essence to the dish at hand. Here it contributes extra flavor and texture to a traditional bread-and-sausage stuffing for roast chicken.

 

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