Monday, August 27, 2007


There is a guy at my local Panera who looks like he could be your twin brother, for serious. It is weird.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Basil Pesto

2 packed cups fresh, washed basil
5 cloves garlic, crushed
Handful toasted pine nuts
Some salt
1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil plus an eyeballed 1/4 c.
Fresh grated parmesan

Clean and destem basil. Combine basil, garlic, pine nuts, salt and 1/4 c. olive oil in blender. Process, stopping occasionally to scrape down sides and to adjust salt. Add more olive oil until pesto reaches desired consistency. Do NOT leave lid off blender. Combine with parmesan to taste just before serving.

~ 1 cup