Pesto, Pasta, Peas and a Video

The stressful part about dinnertime for me is diversifying our meal options. I’ve gone to great lengths these past two years to try to vary our dishes so we’re not eating chicken with broccoli every night. I’ve also taken a lot of pride in making most of our dinners from scratch. But I must admit, when the weeks are hectic, sometimes it’s hard not to get caught in the routine of opening up the pantry door and staring at the cans, trying to figure out what can be thrown together on the fly. Yesterday was one of those days. I was home for … [Read more...]

Video: How to Make Pesto

 if you're viewing this through RSS feed or email, click over to site to view video Pesto sauce is my family's favorite new spread! We now add it to everything from pasta, to eggs, to sandwiches; we're always looking for more ways of integration. This summer, we had a similar epiphany with pesto as we did with guacamole:  there's no need to waste money purchasing store-bought containers.  It is SO easy to make at home and it tastes unbelievable. What's the best part about pesto?  There aren't many ingredients involved and, it freezes well.  … [Read more...]