Category: Basil

  • Toasted Fergola

    Chewy like Israeli couscous. But better. Because it’s pasta. Have you tried toasted fergola yet? I drenched it in a fresh tomato-pesto sauce.

  • Spicy Pesto 3 Ways – Basil-Mint Pesto Tofu Scramble

    For my third and final Spicy Basil-Mint Pesto dish, I only had about 2 tablespoons of pesto left.  I got a little creative, borrowed some elements from Rajat’s tofu scramble and came up with a hearty breakfast of spicy pesto mixed with scrambled tofu, potatoes, onions and tomatoes topped off with chipotle flavored tostada shells. […]

  • Spicy Pesto 3 Ways: Basil-Mint Pesto Bruschetta

    Earlier this week, I blogged about a Spicy Basil-Mint Pesto Sauce we made and my fondness for recipes that use simple, readily available ingredients which can be recreated into other dishes out of leftovers.  So last Wednesday I made a pesto sauce that we used for a hearty dinner of Pesto Marinara on Whole Wheat […]

  • Spicy Pesto 3 Ways: Basil-Mint Pesto Marinara

    Recipes that can be transformed from one dish into another and that hold up well as leftovers are really appealing to my schedule.  I usually leave home early in the morning and don’t return until after dark, sometimes toting along more work.  So, recipes like these which make for a quick and easy weeknight meal […]

  • Hold the Eggs – Tofu Sramble with Pesto

    It’s been nearly five months since R and I returned to Brooklyn from a three year stint in Boston.  Though the southerner in me is thrilled to have escaped before Boston’s winter, I do miss New England summers and easy escapes to the idyllic surroundings of the Cape, Maine and Vermont.  This Labor Day weekend, […]