If there was ever a super simple recipe that seemed to cause so much angst it had to have been Pesto! I actually credit all the weirder recipes out there for things like Radish Top Pesto (and yeah, I have a recipe on my site, and one for Fresh Pea Pesto, too, and that’s pretty amazing, and I don’t even like peas) for getting cooks to loosen up a bit!! These days pesto is being made out of just about anything and everything, and I’m for all it! Greens & Nuts are always good for you. But the recipe here, for Pesto to Use or Freeze is the absolute classic Pesto.
Creamy, delicious and comforting, Risotto is undisputedly one of the classic rice dishes of the world. When I heard of Cook’s Illustrated came out with an “easy, partially hands off” method for Asparagus Risotto, I wondered if their scientific approach would improve my risotto.
Baked Pasta dishes like this Baked Ziti or Penne Pasta are pretty much ubiquitous. They’re everywhere, and with good reason. They’re fast, easy, cheap and filling and they taste amazing!
Long known as a budget classic, various versions of S.O.S. have floated around for years. The problem? It’s a little dull, even for comfort food. This dish is in serious need of an extreme make-over.