Tagged: basil

Fresh Arugula Pesto

Fresh Arugula Pesto

This recipe, found on simplyfreshcooking.com is a great way to use arugula.  The great thing about pesto is that it’s so versatile.  You can literally use any kind of leafy green in place of...

Basil Arugula Pesto

Basil Arugula Pesto

From Bon Appetit magazine, a quick easy pesto to toss over pasta, salad, or spread on toast.

Gazpacho

Easy Gazpacho

This is my go-to recipe for delicious and satisfying gazpacho. And now that we are in peak tomato season, it’s an easy meal, despite what might appear like a long and arduous process —...

Cheesy Zucchini Bake

Easy Cheesy Zucchini Bake

This recipe, from Penzey’s Spice catalog, serves 4 easily and uses several squash and some of the herbs we should be getting this week.

Warm Bean Salad with Fresh Herbs and Olives

Warm Bean Salad with Fresh Herbs and Olives

For those of you who don’t go for the pork in your bean recipes, here is a  lovely salad recipe from The Splendid Table.

Creamy Tomato Soup

Creamy Tomato Soup

This recipe hails from Illinois Farmer John’s cookbook, The Real Dirt on Vegetables. If you do not have whole cloves, you can use a pinch of ground clove instead. The recipe yields 4-6 servings.

Steak and Veggie Wraps

Steak and Veggie Wraps

When my cousin brought me an enormous bag of cherry tomatoes, I had to be creative. The day after a big steak dinner, I came up with this quick and easy recipe for leftover...

Fresh Herbs

Fresh Herbs

Everyone knows that a sprinkle of fresh herbs turns that ordinary family dinner into something extraordinary. But did you know that fresh herbs have a high antioxidant activity?