There's something so earthy and delicious about an herbaceous pesto. As I was looking in the fridge and cupboards yesterday to figure out what to make for dinner, I saw that I had all the ingredients for a pesto. However, I didn't just want pesto and pasta. I wanted to amp it up a little so I cooked up some chickpeas in harissa sauce. I also had some radish sprouts hanging out in the fridge that I put on top as a garnish/topping. This meal tastes of springtime!
Sometimes I dream of pasta, there's something about a plate or bowl full of noodles whether they are simply dressed or dressed to kill that satisfies the soul. I had bruschetta and olives on the brain and decided that I would combine those flavors and make an olive pesto and bruschetta style pasta. Olive Bruschetta... Continue Reading →
Pesto on pasta brings a delicious medley of flavors to the table. I'm always trying new twists on the classic pesto. I think that I've made pesto out of most green leafy things imaginable; kale, chard, spinach, romaine, arugula, the classic basil, watercress, and the list goes on and on. Some of these pesto's have... Continue Reading →
One of my favorite parts of the grocery store is the produce area. I love to wander and see what fruits or veggies "speak" to me. I like to pick up different things depending on the season, my mood, what flavors I have in the back of my mind, and whatever draws me to it.... Continue Reading →
One of my favorite things to do with tomatoes is to roast them. Toss them with some olive oil, chopped parsley, little sea salt and garlic and it's a blissful experience. They come out of the oven ready to start a party in your mouth. Honestly I could just sit there and eat them by... Continue Reading →