Archives: 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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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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 • Read More »

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