Creamy Pesto Pasta

Creamy Pesto Pasta...

Creamy Pesto Pasta Once I made the pesto I had to find a yummy way to use it. I discovered this recipe in Simply in Season: Recipes that celebrate fresh, local foods in the spirit of More-with-Less by Mary Beth Lind and Cathleen Hockman-Wert. This is a World Community Cookbook commissioned...
Pesto – A Summer Favorite

Pesto – A Summ...

Pesto before adding the olive oil Pesto is so fresh tasting and versatile that it is almost a sin not to make when fresh basil is so widely available. Even my grocery store carries what they call “live basil plants” which are perfect for this recipe. I made a double batch...
Roasted Sweet Pepper Hummus

Roasted Sweet Pepper...

I’m a practical cook since I work full-time outside the home and lead a very full life. If I made hummus starting with dried garbanzo beans and had to go through the process of cooking them before making it and in addition make the tahinni from scratch, I’d never make...
Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad...

Greek Quinoa Salad Greek Quinoa Salad Ingredients This recipe works for those who are gluten intolerant and/or vegetarian. It’s a nice replacement for a traditional pasta salad and is higher in protein and fiber but really tastes good! I like using quinoa because it has a higher...