It is Time to Rethink Pesto

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Most of us equate pesto with basil, which is a bit like saying all gum is mint flavored. Pesto is simply a mixture of a green leafy vegetable, an oily nut, garlic, olive oil, and parmesan cheese. With a bit of creativity, the wonders of pesto never cease.You can use it as: a spread on bread, meat, and vegetables; a dip; or … Read More

It is time to rethink Pesto

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Most of us equate pesto with basil, which is a bit like saying all gum is mint flavored. Pesto is simply a mixture of a green leafy vegetable, an oily nut, garlic, olive oil, and parmesan cheese. The word pesto is derived from the Italian word pestare, which means to pound or crush. Back in the day, pesto was made with … Read More

Little Tomato, Big Flavor

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These frozen cherry tomatoes give great texture to sauce. Think canned tomatoes when you grab this bag out of the freezer. Unlike the frozen tomato puree (which is a perfect base for pizza sauce, chili and tomato soup) cherry tomatoes still have their shape which can give you a quick but hearty tomato sauce. Of course, add cherry tomatoes whole … Read More