Posts Tagged ‘pine nuts’

Broccoli with Caramelized Onions and Pine Nuts

November 11, 2010 by andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in Quick Cooking, Side Dish, Vegetable, Vegetarian

I love broccoli but sometimes I want to serve something a little fancier than the plain ol’ steamed version. This recipe takes only a few minutes to prepare and makes a nice side dish to many other meals. I served it most recently with Really Good Lasagna. This recipe is good as is but sometimes […]

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Grilled Eggplant and Mozzarella Sandwiches

August 9, 2010 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Grilling/BBQ, Italian, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Summer, Vegetarian

Most people fall in one of two categories with eggplant: you either Like It or Hate It. I happen to be in the Like It category. Recently I was looking up new sandwich recipes and came across this “sandwich” using grilled eggplant. Not only are these Eggplant and Mozzarella Sandwiches beautiful, but they’re also delicious, incredibly easy […]

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Basil-Lemon Pesto

April 20, 2010 by andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in Condiment, Dip, Recipes, Sauce

There’s nothing like freshly made pesto! This particular recipe fills your whole kitchen with the wonderful fragrance of basil, garlic, lemon and parsley…Yumm! The pesto only takes a few minutes to make and freezes well (always a bonus!). I’ve tried this pesto tossed with hot pasta and with grilled chicken…both are excellent! It would also be great in pasta […]

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Pesto

January 12, 2010 by andrea | Comments Off on Pesto | Filed in Italian, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sauce

The first time I tasted pesto was in a small restaurant in San Francisco called Restaurante Parma. I was in my late teens-early twenties and on a vacation with my family. Always being the adventurous eater, I ordered the pesto pasta even though I didn’t really know what it was. I’d never tasted anything like it before; there was […]

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