These herbs packed in oil can be used in salad dressings, to season vegetables and grains, and to spread (in very small quantities) on bread.
Pistou is the Provencal version of the more familiar Italian pesto, which usually includes pine nuts.
Adds an extra layer of basil yumminess to a caprese salad, or sandwiches. Even good just on bread.
Great on grilled veggie or chicken sandwiches.
Make a basil gimlet by shaking basil-lime vodka, lime juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker; strain into a martini glass and garnish with a basil leaf.
This recipe is a great way to preserve your garlic scapes, since pesto freezes well. Add to pasta, or add to mayo for a yummy grilled veggie sandwich. You can even add it to a vinaigrette. Spread on crostini for bruschetta…it’s good on so many things.
Basil pesto is the defining dish for summer in our house. It’s great to have on hand, ready-made in the fridge, to go on sandwiches, veggies, meat, and yes: pasta. Homemade pesto can be used in so many ways, that it’s good to have around, waiting to be added to chicken or toast or even […]
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Flea beetles, part of the Chrysomelidae family,are tiny black or brown-bronze beetles that jump like a flea, and leave tiny holes or divots in the leaves. They seem to especially love eggplant leaves. Fruits, like eggplant, also get damaged with scarring from the flea beetles feeding. Productivity is also reduced because they love the new leaves, growing tips […]
Slimy mollusks with no outer shell, similar to a snail. They can be 1/4″ long when young, and up to 10″ long fully grown. They have two tentacles, which are their eyes. They come in all colors (brown, gray, purple, black, white, yellow) as well as spotted. Their eggs are clusters of 25 translucent, white […]