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pesto

Chicken Pea Pesto Pasta

May 30, 2013

I had an extra bag of peas in my freezer. I don’t really like peas. Not plain anyways. So, I decided to come up with a recipe planned around the neglected peas. Pea pesto immediately popped into my mind. But the idea of pea pesto and pasta seemed kind of plain to me. Or at […]

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Pesto Chicken Pizza

February 4, 2013

There is nothing like fresh pesto. As convenient as store-bought pesto is, the fresh flavor of the basil and garlic really has no competition. I had a lot of frozen, fresh pesto leftover from a batch that I prepare late last Summer. I’ve been using it up gradually, making pasta and grilled sandwiches, but I […]

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Harvest Pizza

October 30, 2012

As soon as I saw this pizza floating around on Pinterest I knew that I was going to make it ASAP! It has some of my favorite Fall flavors all scattered across a pizza… I mean, you just can’t get any better than that. Sage pesto. Butternut squash. Caramelized red onions. Prosciutto. Goat Cheese. Parmesan. OMG. […]

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Creamy Chicken Pesto Cups

October 11, 2012

As a follow up to Tuesdays post on How to Make Pesto, I thought I would show you what I did with all that pesto. This is actually only one of three things that I made with it. Pesto really is so super versatile, you can just throw it into anything- soups, sandwiches, spreads, pasta […]

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How to Make Pesto

October 9, 2012

I had this really awesome basil plant that I picked up fully grown at a German grocery store for just 2 euro and it was finally on its way out. I’m kind of cursed like that. I can’t grow plants. They seem to die almost as soon as they take up residence. I was surprised […]

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Pesto Pasta Salad

May 17, 2012

I have only recently started a love affair with pesto. A few months back I made this Roasted Red Pepper Pesto Pasta and was floored by how amazing it was. With summer around the corner I knew that I wanted to try out some tradition basil pesto in a pasta salad. So I looked to […]

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