Basil pesto. Made from fresh basil leaves, this aromatic classic Italian sauce is a perfect accompaniment to pasta, bread, salad, risotto, pizza, rice noodles. There is so much you can do with it. I always keep a batch of it in my fridge. Get the Recipe: Basil pesto
Refreshing Orange-basil granita. Hint of basil in orange juice gives it a beautiful flavour. Get the Recipe: Orange-basil granita
Creamy Pesto Risotto made with arborio rice, chicken stock and basil pesto. This dish takes less than 40 minutes to make! Get the Recipe: Pesto Risotto
This will be the best pesto you have ever eaten! Step by step recipe with all there is to know about this traditional genoese sauce (with mortar or blender) Get the Recipe: Pesto Alla Genovese
A classic, simple salad that shows off succulent summer tomatoes and herbaceous basil in cahoots with nutritious tuna and beans. Use a mixture of various colored heirloom tomatoes for the prettiest salad. From the original site: There are four good reasons to make this easy summer salad tonight: 1. It tastes FABULOUS! 2. It takes […]
This recipe is super easy, full of flavor and goes great as a dinner side. It’s easy to transport – especially if you use frozen pasta – so you can take it to potlucks and picnics and you’ll be the hit of the party. From the original site: For my baby shower, my mom used […]
I’ve tried this recipe quite a few times and find this to be one of the simplest and easiest appetizers to put together both as a dip and a spread with some water crackers. From the original site: I customized this recipe for pesto by playing with the key ingredients. I use fresh basil and […]
It’s the dead of winter, but I am craving tomatoes. I have a full-on tomato jones going. Best way to fix that is with this tomato soup, made more fanciful by calling it bisque. A bisque (say it bisk) is a rich, smooth, creamy soup often made with shellfish, and thickened with said shellfish including […]
Great soup, if you have turkey leftovers from holidays or if you just wish to have a rich, hearty soup for lunch. Any part of turkey will be good (I cooked mine from turkey neck and some leftovers). It takes 30-40 minutes to cook and the taste is amazing. The key to great taste are […]
These springs rolls are an excellent, healthy lunch (or dinner) option and are a breath of fresh air from your normal turkey sandwich or grilled chicken salad. The homemade sauces really add flavor and round out the dish. From the original site: Thai spring rolls with peanut sauce and citrus soy.
This is a traditional recipe in my family, as well as in pretty much any Ukrainian family fried zucchini with tomato and mayo-dill sauce. It’s resembles a lot the eggplant recipe, but, zucchini, as a base component gives it a different twist. Ingredients: 1 midsized zucchini 1-2 tomatoes 2-3 tablespoons mayo ½ cup of finely […]
This recipe is as simple as 1-2-3! You can make it with pasta from a store but it’s more tender and delish if you cook it yourself.
Basilrita = basil + margarita = fabulous! From the original site: My windowsill basil plant was calling my name, and it was 5 o’clock somewhere, so necessity being the mother of invention, this Basil Margarita was born.
Reader Karen over at Tasty Trials shares this deliciously different champagne cocktail with us today! What a fun combination, Raspberry, Orange and Basil… Karen writes: “As we lounged around on the couch watching the game, I was thinking about the raspberries that I needed to use, and soon. I wasn’t in the mood to bake […]
(originally published June 2010) I’ve been experimenting with selling herbs at the local farmers market recently and the one that seems to sell the best is basil. I always seem to sell out early. So this last market, I took double what I normally take and guess what….. I didn’t sell it all. I did […]
I’ve been on a kick of Asian inspired food lately (like this Easy Pad Thai!) and this one looks like an excellent choice… A simple Thai meal! Basil Chicken (Gai Pad Krapow) at No Recipes. Thai Basil Chicken is one of those dishes that fits squarely in the category of best-bang-for-your-buck. Not only is it […]
Many of you know that I have an organic produce business, and I also coordinated AND had a booth for my business at the Fayette Co. Earth Day Festival here in Georgia. I sell a great Marinara Sauce through my business and had it at my booth at the festival. I also had fresh organic herbs […]