Pesto

I am about a month behind on my blog! I’m trying to catch up!

So 2 weeks ago on this day Sunday. I had a bunch of men in my house. It always seems to work out that way…There needs to be more ladies here! I need Vagina Time! (ha Some won’t get that, or will find it offensive. But My friend Fawn and I used to say I need Vagina time when we needed girl time).

So Normy was already for some FOOTBALL! Notice Bronco hat, Drink in hand, and laptop up with his stats, yes that means its business time…also known as football time…
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So the first man named Russ showed up, He brought Beer…
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2nd man showed up named James, he brought Basil…
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Just a little…
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So I put the men to work!

Pull basil leaves so that I can clean them! and making yummy recipes for yous!
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The leaves need a bath…
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Refreshing…
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Then once the basil has had its bath, it needs time to dry…
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then you need a bunch of men staring at it…
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OK now to make some PESTO!

recipe

3 cups packed fresh basil leaves
4 cloves garlic
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
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1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup pine nuts
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(I toast my pine nuts a little)
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1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
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Combine basil,
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garlic,
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Parmesan cheese,
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olive oil, and nuts
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in a food processor or blender. Blend to a smooth paste. Add parsley if desired.
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And here come the Paparazzi…
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Papa-Paparazzi

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So when tasting pesto, I put it on bread or a cracker to taste…
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And before you taste it, you MUST take pictures…
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Is it good?

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Then you make a whole bunch and give it to your friends…
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More Basil, pesto Recipes to follow…

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