Tag Archives: Basil

Pesto without garlic

This basil pesto has shallots in place of the garlic because a family member is allergic to garlic. There is lemon rind and lemon juice added for an extra punch because the garlic is missing. This pairs well with tomatoes … Continue reading

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Cherry Tomato Salad

The farmer’s markets have wonderfully ripe, sweet tomatoes including varieties of cherry tomatoes. This recipe below is simple to make and can be made ahead for company. 4 cups halved cherry tomatoes (vary the tomato color if they are available) … Continue reading

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Fresh Basil

The farmer’s markets are starting to have fresh basil.  I have tried many ways to store basil and this is my most successful technique. Hold a bunch of fresh basil stem side up and snip off ~ 1/4 to 1/2 inch of … Continue reading

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