Weekly Wrap-Up (3/11-3/17)

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In case you missed them, we’ve compiled our favorite blog posts of the week all in one place so you can read, get inspired — and cook!


Pesto Remix: 3 Fresh Recipes for Spring
Pesto shouldn’t be limited to pasta — or even basil! Try these creative pesto recipes, perfect for spreading on crostini as a quick appetizer or using in place of tomato sauce on homemade pizza.
Simple Snack: Spicy Fried Chickpeas
If you’re bored with the regular party snacks, try this quick and easy antipasto of Spicy Fried Chickpeas. The classic Italian dish requires just a few ingredients, which you may already have on hand — and it offers guests a little something different when you’re entertaining.
6-Ingredient Breakfast: Baked Eggs with Spinach & Cream
Our Baked Eggs with Spinach & Cream fit the bill for an easy breakfast or an elegant weekend brunch. This simple, hands-off dish is baked and served in the same vessel, saving dishes and prep time.
A Bunny Baby Shower
Our entertaining expert drew inspiration from the stuffed animals in her baby daughter’s room for this beautiful baby shower. See the full menu, along with table setting and entertaining tips.
Happy Pi(e) Day!
Happy Pi Day! In honor of March 14th (that is, 3.14) we’re sharing a new recipe perfect for your spring baking. Enjoy a southern tradition of rich, tangy Buttermilk Pie, topped with a handful of fresh raspberries.
Recipe: Authentic Sicilian Cannoli
Two members of Williams-Sonoma’s European team obtained this traditional cannoli recipe from a home cook they met in Sicily last year. Try her version, flavored with dark chocolate flakes and garnished with candied orange peel.
St. Patrick’s Day: It’s Cocktail Thyme!
With St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaching, it’s “thyme” for some festive cocktails! Think beyond traditional green beer by serving cocktails that use fresh green herbs — perfect for welcoming spring.
Weekend Entertaining: St. Patrick’s Day Favorites
The luck of the Irish is your good fortune with these delicious recipes, which are perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
Spring Centerpieces with Blue Eggs & Daffodils
Using two very simple elements — eggs and planted daffodils — our entertaining expert created two different table settings that would be perfect for Easter or a spring party. Find out how to recreate them yourself!
Cheers! 7 Lucky Brews for St. Patrick’s Day
Think beyond Guinness and Murphy’s for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration. These picks will taste great with your corned beef and hash — without filling you to the brim.

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