3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup mayonnaise
3/4 cup buttermilk
2 tablespoons grated Romano cheese
2 tablespoons crushed dried basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon paprika, if desired
Hot pepper sauce (serve at the table, do not add to dressing)
1/2 pound Spinach, rinsed and shaken dry
2 cloves of minced garlic
1/4 cup crushed walnuts (toasted if you like)
1/3 cup favorite vegetable oil
1/4 cup grated parmesan
1 tablespoon lemon zest
Puree all in food processor or blender...add water or lemon juice to thin if needed.
1 loaf Italian-style or French bread
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
3 to 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
3 slices Fontina cheese, thinly sliced and trimmed to fit bread slices
3 slices mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced and trimmed to fit bread slices
Pasta and pesto! Pasta is good. Everybody likes it. And pesto! It is a wonderful sauce. I have to admit that basil is, maybe, my favourite herb. We will make our own pesto. It is not difficult.
½ package spaghetti
Some drops of extra virgin olive oil for the pasta
Some salt to...
Chard and Pesto:
2 lb. Swiss chard
1 c. loosely packed fresh basil leaves
1/4 c. loosely packed fresh mint leaves
4 plump cloves garlic, 2 peeled and crushed, 2 peeled and sliced
10 T. extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 t. kosher salt
1/3 c. sliced almonds, toasted
1/2 t. peperoncino flakes, or to...
Use a blender to mix these ingrediënts:
- Pine nuts (75g)
- Hazelnuts (50g)
- 2 fresh bundles of basil
- Parmesan cheese (50g)
- 3 pieces of garlic
- 15g white vinegar
- 50g water
Blend this, and while doing this, add (200g) olive oil dropwise.
Finish with pepper and salt.
Hey college boys! Here is a cheap way to impress your date with something yummy that can be made in a microwave.
1 box of penne pasta (I use whole wheat)
1 pkg of pesto (can usually be found with the taco seasoning/gravy mixes)
a handful or so of raw broccoli
a pinch of feta
a pinch of real...
2 lbs. scrubbed whole mini red potatoes with skins on
1/3 cup basil pesto
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 cup grape tomatoes
1 cup corn kernels
10 Kalmata olives, pitted and drained
4 green onions, diagonally sliced
1 cup diced Brick cheese
Place potatoes in pot with enough cold watrer to cover. Bring to...