Monthly Archives: July 2018

Basil Pesto with Walnuts or Pecans

I had copious amounts of basil and Italian parsley in my garden this evening. In past years I’ve waited too long and the basil would be blooming before I had a chance to harvest it. This time I was able to pick it while it was still tender and bright green.  By cutting it back […]
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Cardamon Shortcakes with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote and Maple Cream

Cardamom paired with strawberries and rhubarb is a classic combination. Though if the taste of cardamom isn’t for you, freshly ground black pepper, or a bit of freshly minced thyme or rosemary in the shortcake would also be great flavor combinations. I am fortunate that rhubarb grows like a weed where I live. It’s usually […]
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