pesto





4/26/2016
Beautiful salads are a festive choice for special days. Make the Marinated Shrimp Salad for a Mothers’ Day luncheon, and then a variation with chicken and freshly picked snap beans for a hot summer day. Both salads are made well ahead and then marinate in the refrigerator until serving time.
3/22/2016
Go beyond just cooking with produce scraps — preserve them for later.
8/27/2015
If you are lucky enough to come across some Hatch chili peppers and favorite variety of basil, here is a pesto recipe with a friendly amount of spice. Try it atop a Southwest chicken salad and transport yourself to New Mexico. (If you can’t make the festival, you can still make the pesto and dressing.)
8/20/2015
Every summer, I make sure that I get plenty of pesto made and put up in little tubs in the freezer — enough to get me through the winter. There are three different kinds I like to have on hand for use in various dishes: Italian Pesto, French Pistou, and Hatch Pesto. They’re easy to make, freeze well, and make an ordinary meal into something special.
5/29/2015
Here's how to ferment wild nettles and turn them into a delicious pesto.
9/5/2014
The green of summer available right in your freezer year round!
8/26/2014
Fresh pesto is great in the summer, but it's even better in the middle of winter!
7/15/2013
Learn how to pinch back basil tops for a particularly bushy plant, then make delicious pesto with your harvest.
7/27/2011
Basil is at its best during hot summertime weather. Pick it, wash it and make it into appetizing, healthy pesto!
8/3/2010
Basil is a versatile herb that can be used for companion planting, bee forage, year-round herb as well as delicious pesto.




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