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Default Pasta- Green Garlic Pesto


Busy. I am sure you are just so darn tired of seeing that word when you come here. But dang if I ain’t busy. So busy that I had to make time just to make this green garlic pesto default pasta. The very idea of default pasta is it’s supposed to be easy no matter…

Sage Advice for Cool Weather Pesto with Walnuts


Pesto with Walnuts? According to Mark Bittman: “Pesto, which means, “paste,” is usually associated with some combination of basil, garlic, Parmesan and pine nuts. But pesto can be made from any number of ingredients: walnuts, sun-dried tomatoes, arugula, you name it. If you can blitz it in a food processor with olive oil, it can…

Pesto Trapanese A Sicilian Specialty


The Italian city of Trapani, on Sicily’s westernmost tip, has an identity all of its own. That is because geographically speaking it is closer both in distance and topography to Tunis than Naples. In fact it’s closer to several African ports than it is to any part of mainland Italy. It owes much of its…