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Pesto, Pesto…

One of my favorite lines in a movie is from ‘When Harry Met Sally’; Carrie Fisher’s character Marie unknowingly quotes from Jess’ (Bruno Kirby) book by casually saying in a dinner conversation that “Pesto is the quiche of the 80’s”. Marie and Jess instantly form a bond ~ it is adorable and goes to show how something […]

‘King of the Herbs’…Beautiful Basil

Basil is the quintessential herb of the garden. The plants are grown as annuals in zone 7 where I live as they are frost sensitive. I must confess that hard as I have tried, I have never been able to grow basil inside. My kitchen is too drafty, dark and cool in the winter. I […]