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Monday, April 29, 2013

Rainy Days and Mondays...

According to the song I should totally be in a funk, but I like rain days and I have the day off so I'm all smiles today. (I will totally annoy everyone when I go to the grocery store later).

If you are not a lover of rainy days or Mondays; or the continuing less than spring-like weather might I suggest you make yourself some pesto and wait it out.  I don't know, pesto is my woman declaration of spring, it is just a perfect spring food item and its so simple to make there's absolutely no reason to buy the prepackaged stuff.

So for everyone that's longing for a little bit of spring, I present PESTO!

1 to 2 cups fresh basil leaves

1 to 2 cloves garlic

¼ cup pine nuts (or walnuts)

¼ c pecorino romano (or parmesan) cheese

Olive Oil

Salt and pepper to taste

 

In a food processor (you can use a blender if you don’t have one) combine basil, garlic, pine nuts and cheese with about ¼ cup olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.  Continue to add oil until pesto is well combined and smooth.

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Add to hot pasta or over chicken. 

No worries if its too much pesto for one night, it can also be frozen.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Please read & share

http://www.thedevilsfoodadvocate.com/2013/04/eating-is-agricultural-act-wendell-berry.html

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Would you buy this dressing?

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Kraft's new ad campaign for it's Zesty salad dressing features a hot guy that eventually ends up shirtless.  I'll be honest, i don't mind the objectification, but it's not going to get me to buy the dressing - sorry Kraft.

Not because it's a bad product, but because I make my own salad dressing - excepting ranch and blue cheese.  And if you recall, this blog started after an ad where brownies were vilified.  How about you, would you buy a product just because a sexy man or woman was in the ad?  Answer in the comments section and be honest.

 

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