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.
Caramelizing is a great way to preserve your onions and they are great to have stocked away in the freezer to make a basic meal more tasty. It’s one of my stock-the-freezer must-haves. See Notes for ideas on what to use them with…
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 […]
Garlic can be roasted by the head, or as individual cloves. Roasting the individual cloves is best when using roasted garlic in recipes, and is a quick way of preserving. Roasting Garlic Heads Roasting Garlic Cloves
Savory roasted figs are an excellent accompaniment to roasted meats; the sweet roasted figs can be served for dessert with either a soft cheese, like ricotta, or ice cream…or put them on a salad with a balsamic vinaigrette…or serve with crackers & cheese…or crusty bread with extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar dipping sauce…apparently […]
This dough can be made up to 2 days ahead, wrap and store in the refrigerator. The less handling, the better the texture will be. Also, keeping the fats & dough chilled is important to flaky pastry. Great for pies.