Category Archives: make your own

things we could (and often do) buy but are so much better homemade!

perfect pesto

gorgeous almond pesto

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Is your pesto the besto? Your friends will sure think so when they taste this simple variation on a classic! (Only your super cool friends who like to rhyme on occasion might use the word “besto”… but they’ll all love it!) Now, pine nut pesto is read more

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with smoky chive mayonnaise

fried calamari with smoky chive mayonnaise

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There are a great many takes on making your own mayonnaise, and they are all good. Usually I go with olive oil as opposed to other oils because, well, I just love the olive taste! And traditionally I would use lemon juice and add a touch of mustard, so feel free to make read more

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