Tag Archives: pesto

Basil Pesto

If you’ve never tried making pesto from scratch, kindly allow me to cast my vote for Totally and Absolutely Worth It.  Pesto’s always pretty delicious, but the homemade stuff tastes more alive somehow: sunnier, more herbal, more green. More like … Continue reading

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Chicken-Pesto Meatballs

Let the record reflect: I’m not Italian. I didn’t grow up with stories from the Old Country in my ears, tugging at the apron strings of a Pugliese-bred granny. I have no genetic memories of tagliatelle or cavatelli or pasta … Continue reading

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Farfalle Pesto with Peas

I’ve made this dish about a million times. It’s one of those go-to standbys I’ve done so many times that I can put myself on autopilot and mindlessly whip it up, the linchpin of the busy cook. Even for a … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rabe Pesto

I’m always in search of a good appetizer recipe, a punchy little bite of the do-ahead variety. Everyone’s tired of crudités (healthy, sure, but celery sticks and hummus are only un-boring if you’re nibbling whilst overlooking the Bosphorus and waiting … Continue reading

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