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    Pesto alla Genovese

    For centuries, Italians have made pesto with a mortar and pestle, hence the name pesto from the verb pestare, which means to pound or grind. Pesto prepared in this manner…

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    Harvest Your Herbs and Make Green Sauce!

    Here it is the last week of June and my cilantro, rocket, dill, and parsley are over a foot tall and some are wanting to bolt. Get out there and…

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    Pesto: How to make the real thing!

    It is the time of year when basil is in abundance. Make pesto to eat on everything from tomatoes and pasta and bruschetta to grilled veggies, seafood or poultry.

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    Basic Pesto Recipe

    Many of us use a food processor to make pesto since it's quick and easy. But for centuries, Italians have made pesto using a mortar and pestle. Pesto prepared in…

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    Beyond Basil Pesto

    Don't stop with pesto Genovese. Other herbs make vibrant, tasty sauces, too.