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Making pesto without cheese

A bountiful basil plant nudged me all summer to make pesto. There are so many leaves and only so many meals. But pesto gives basil a starring role at dinnertime. I decided it was time to experiment with making pesto. I wanted to serve it to my parents, but my mom cannot eat Parmesan cheese. So I ...

$17+ pesto penne pasta with summer squash

My husband is a smart man. He isn’t shy about telling me when he likes the food I make. One compliment I often enjoy hearing: “That is better than any restaurant.” To which I often reply: “Thank you. That will be $17, please.” After serving him pesto penne pasta with yellow squash and ...

4-ingredient salsa

Sure, you can buy salsa. But fresh tastes better, and you can skip the added salt and sugar. This four-ingredient salsa will have you chip dipping in minutes. The recipe is designed to serve four people as a snack or as a condiment with tacos or quesadillas.  The better the tomato, the better ...