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Dumb pesto question

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by bxgirl 2 months ago

I just bought a large, potted basil plant. The pot is sitting on my deck, and will not be put in the ground. I want to make pesto, so do I just pull off leaves from the plant, or do I actually c...

Pizzeria Delfina fundraiser for the National Urban League through Aug 31

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Introducing our Pesto Pie! Basil pesto, new potatoes, pecorino & burrata $23. Through the end of August, profits will be donated to The National Urban League, a civil rights organization that work...

Furnari Sausage Company | Redding

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by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

The Furnari family lost their home in the Carr Fire. They donated Sicilian sausage to Operation BBQ Relief to feed first responders and evacuees last year. The sausage smelled really good in the ov...

Making pesto

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by hick1962 1 year ago

I don't like pesto so I really don't know how it is supposed to come out but my wife loves it. I'm using a ratio of about 6 cups loose packed basil leaves, 1.5 cups grated parm and 1.5 cups olive ...

Mortar and Pestle for Pesto

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by loves2cook82 1 year ago

"Pestle for Pesto"...say that three times fast. I made pesto this weekend from the abundant basil leaves growing in my herb garden. I made it as I always do...using my food processor to grind up...

Green sauce over pasta???

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by maya 16 years ago

Hello. Forgive my lack of knowledge of pastas and Italian sauces. I was wondering what that green sauce made from basil is called that goes on some pasta dishes? I haven't had it but just recall ...

Why is my pesto turning brown?

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by roxlet 9 years ago

I have been making pesto nearly my whole life, and suddenly, I am having a problem with my pesto turning brown. Of course, pesto will oxidize when exposed to air, so I always put a layer of olive ...

Pesto chicken pasta disaster

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by orlybabe 2 years ago

Hi, I like making chicken pesto pasta, but major disaster today - for the first time, I wanted to cook together the chicken, pesto and pasta, and after frying the chicken with some onions and garli...

Making pesto in a food processor

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by GEC 2 years ago

I have a Cuisinart Mini-Prep that works well for a lot of tasks, but making pesto in it is always a struggle. I have to chop the basil up beforehand, and even then some of the basil tends to get f...

Which is better for making pesto: a blender or food processor?

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by nycguy20011 4 years ago

I bought a Hamilton Beach blender to make bread crumbs and pesto, but it's not blending the basil well enough to make pesto nor is it blending the bread to make bread crumbs well. There's some larg...

Pesto

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by raberbm 3 years ago

What is the purpose of using pine nuts in pesto; i.e., for flavor, thickener, etc.

Nut-Free Pesto

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by MrSmee44 12 years ago

Ok, so I am a huge fan of pesto and enjoying experimenting with different herb and nut combinations. Unfortunately, my girlfriend is highly allergic to tree nuts and has never eaten pesto. Can yo...

Can I still use frozen and darkened basil leaves?

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by nycguy20011 4 years ago

I accidentally froze basil leaves in the back of the fridge. The leaves look thinner and darker than usual. Can I still use them to make pesto after they’re thawed? Should I reserve them for sauces...

Made pesto! With expired olive oil.

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by revan2368 4 years ago

I made a great of batch of pesto today, harvesting my basil plants. I did however not notice that the olive oil that I was using has a "best by" date of....2010. Should I throw this out and n...

Fresh Basil -- Pesto

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by walker 4 years ago

I got carried away at the farmer's market and got 3 big bunches of beautiful basil. I love Marcella Hazan's recipe for pesto so decided to invite friends (10 adults/kids mixture) over Tuesday for ...

Botulism from pesto sauce

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by Tstratus 4 years ago

Ok so... I forgot to refrigerate my store bought pesto sauce. It was on the counter for about 4 hours before I noticed and immediately put it in the fridge. I used it for dinner. And now I'm parano...

Healthy pesto ideas?

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by glify 4 years ago

I've been looking for a good sauce to put over my beans (mostly black and kidney, sometimes the other ones as well). Pesto has come on my radar since I've discovered that you can substitute other l...

Is this possible: already opened jar re-popped when opening?

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by jen223 5 years ago

I bought a jar of pesto a few months back. It's half used and has been sitting in the back of the fridge. I was going to use it tonight, but when I tried to open it, I had to put some force into it...

Endangered... pine nuts revisited

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by eatingjoy 5 years ago

Why it Might Be Time to Stop Using Nuts in Your Pesto: http://food52.com/blog/14461-why-it-might-be-time-to-stop-using-nuts-in-your-pesto