Pesto Rice

This rice tastes and smells like summer. It’s the perfect complement to grilled meats and veggies. I keep jars of homemade pesto in the freezer and used half a jar for this recipe. It has so much flavor, I wondered how it took me this long to try this! What a quick and easy dinner…

Pesto Picnic Sandwich

I can’t remember the last time I had a better sandwich. I could write a love song about this sandwich. I wanted an easy baguette sandwich for a French Inspired Picnic with my friend Thi. This only has a couple of ingredients but WOW does it taste magical when you put them together! I decided…

How to Freeze Pesto

I went on a whole pesto freezing kick due to the abundance of fresh basil in my garden. I couldn’t bear to waste it! I made jars and jars of pesto to freeze for a rainy day and even froze some individual portions for sauce in a pinch. Here’s how to freeze pesto. What You’ll…

Pesto Crostini

If I’ve got fresh pesto on hand, there’s a good chance I’m making crostini. I love simple foods like this and I can’t eat enough basil in the summertime! This year I’ve got four healthy basil plants in the garden and I’ve been making homemade pesto like crazy. Paired with a bit of rubbed garlic,…

Romeo & Juliet Chicken

The ultimate date night dinner I came up with this delicious dish for my Romeo and Juliet dinner. Here a whole lemony grilled chicken is smothered in two sauces: Romeo Sauce and Juliet sauce. And may I say, this chicken dish is phenomenal! For Romeo’s sauce, I served a delicious fresh basil pesto because, well,…

Sun-dried Tomato Pesto

This pesto is to die for. I seriously cannot get enough of it! I love sun-dried tomatoes in pretty much everything but wow does this pack a flavor punch. I ate a grilled cheese with just this and cheddar on sourdough and it blew my mind. What’s so special about this recipe is that it uses…

Homemade Pesto

You forget how great homemade pesto is. It tastes like summer in a jar. It’s so quick and easy too! Pesto is so easy to make and adds such incredible flavor to grilled meats, crostini, sandwiches, and so much more. Once you make pesto, you’ll never go back to store bought! Homemade Pesto 2 cups packed…