Recipe: Garlic Scape-Mint Pesto

It’s the end of garlic scape season and I used up the remaining crop to make a pesto. I tried to balance the hot, spicy flavor of the scapes with the cool mouthfeel of spearmint. It turned out great and was perfect as a spread on warm sourdough or in a pasta salad that I…

Recipe: Cilantro-Oregano Pesto

A unique take on a classic spread, try this flavor variation with fresh cilantro and oregano. Add a dash more oil if you’re after a sauce or dressing. Great on tacos, garden salads, fish and chicken. INGREDIENTS 1 bunch fresh cilantro 3 tablespoons, fresh oregano 2 large garlic cloves 1/3 cup nuts, I used unsalted…

Recipe: Lemon Balm & Garlic Scape Pesto

Did you know the word pesto is simply Italian for pound or crush? Traditionally made with fresh basil, you can make a wide variety of pestos using different herbs and greens. The fundamental ingredients of a typical pesto are: herbs or greens, nuts, cheese, oil, salt and pepper. For this recipe, we skip the basil…