Tag Archives: Pesto

Pesto, Pancetta, and Tomato Sauce

First things first. This is a total cheat recipe, with almost everything coming off of a store shelf or refrigerator case. Doesn’t really matter though, because it was still wicked tasty. And then, there is this jarred pesto from ALDI. … Continue reading

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Shrimp With Pesto

Shrimp, warmed in butter, then tossed with a bit of freshly made pesto. See, it all started when Rich bough two bags of frozen cooked tail-on shrimp for New Year noshing… We only went through one bag with wicked good … Continue reading

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Parsley Pistachio Pesto

So, we’ve done pesto, and heck, we’ve done pesto made with parsely. There’s also a very nice basil and walnut pesto for spreading on top of naan with tomatoes and fresh mozz before tossing on the grill. This time, there’s … Continue reading

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Roasted Pesto Potatoes

It has been a good year for my basil plants. So good, in fact, that I’ve been kept kinda busy coming up with ways to use it before it takes over the front porch and totally obscures the dwarf Japanese … Continue reading

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Basil and Walnut Pesto for Caprese Naan ‘Za!

This year’s batch o’ basil is doing quite well, ThankYouVeryMuch. I don’t know if it’s the close proximity to the porch maple or some other mystery factor, but the only time the beetles have found it this year is the … Continue reading

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White ‘Za

Yeh, I know it doesn’t look all that white – more red and green and golden crispitty brown with”za! mebbe a bit of beige thrown in for good measure – but it is all kinds of good: pizza dough topped … Continue reading

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Pesto

The basil keeps getting taller, so it was most definitely time to act; time for pesto! I referred to my trusty favorites, and the barefoot contessa didn’t let me down. Except… The contessa’s recipe calls for 5 cups (packed!) of … Continue reading

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