• Summertime Basil Lemonade

    June 19, 2014DishinandDishes

      The same night that we made the Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, I used some of the mounds of fresh basil that I picked from our herb garden to make this lemonade. Does anything say summer like freshly squeezed lemons?  Bursting with tartness and balanced with a little sweetness, they are the ultimate thirst quencher…

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  • Spinach Artichoke Basil Pesto

    April 6, 2012DishinandDishes

    Pesto should be one of the seven great wonders of the world. I’m serious. Ever since I tasted pesto, about 8 or 9 years ago, I have been on a quest to find a way to incorporate this basil-kissed, olive oil-based sauce into my dishes. I realized pretty early on, that buying basil at the…

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