Arugula Pesto

Arugula Pesto RigatoniSummer’s First Pesto

Arugula grows so beautifully in our tiny garden. During the cooler spring weather it grows into a compact, deep green plant with many long leaves. As soon as the warm weather hits Continue reading

Pesto Genovese

Pesto Genovese (c) jfhaugen“Money can’t buy love, but it can buy pesto.”

This anonymous quote says it all—pesto is love itself. I admit to sometimes taking a spoon to my jar of homemade pesto and eating it plain, savoring the complexity of flavor and texture from the basil to the garlic to the nuts to the cheese to the velvetiness of the olive oil. Continue reading