Entries Tagged as 'pesto'

simply pesto

July 23rd, 2009 · 1,366 Comments

when you make something that has only 4 ingredients, that all get crushed together, with no heat applied whatsoever, what can possibly make your dish stand apart? using pesto in your cooking, if only on occasion – is pretty much obligatory. it’s a flavor bomb. a crowd pleaser. pesto works on nearly everything one might […]

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spinach and pea pesto pasta… served two ways

May 23rd, 2009 · 30 Comments

or maybe it’s not a pesto. i’m really not quite sure as there’s no cheese or nuts in this first version although in the second dish, both of those are added in a non-classical way. but regardless, i came home one afternoon last week and once again decided to cook by what needed ‘to go’. […]

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cheese cavatelli with vodka sauce and pesto

November 17th, 2007 · 4 Comments

yesterday was busy.  and i’m used to things being pretty cruisy.  cruisy means you do what you want, when you want and just about anything can get put off for another day.  all plans stay flexible and i never ever leave the house before 11 am.  please don’t hate me cause i’m cruisy… but yesterday was […]

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the metamorphosis of the eggplant tapas

August 30th, 2007 · 2 Comments

people of the foodie blogosphere, i present to you – a mediocre photo of the perfect round festive finger food – and hey – get this… it was not ever really meant to exist.  you know, like some good version of the perfect storm.  due to what was circulating out there in kitchen land, it just happened to come together – […]

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