Tomato, Almond Pesto

It's a sad summer for my garden.  What was once a treasure trove of colorful vegetables and herbs in the past has been reduced to a very small lot with only tomatoes, basil and kale. I knew I wasn't going to be around as much this summer tend to the garden so I strategically only bought the produce and herbs I knew I'd be using! Whether you've got a garden that's big or small, there’s no better feeling than to be able to pick fresh from your garden and then to use your yield in a recipe.  Thank god I wised up and learned a few year's ago … [Read more...]

Perfect Pesto

(If you are reading the post via RSS feed, you will need to click over to the site to view the video) You probably already guessed that I'd post about Pesto at least once this summer. After all, homemade 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. What's the best part about pesto? There aren't many ingredients involved and, it freezes well. So, you can do what we did when we learned to make pesto: make an obscene … [Read more...]