Thai Basil Pesto

It’s appropriate that my current header is my hydroponically-grown, Thai basil.  The plant just exploded in our hydroponic garden and suddenly I had a basil plant that was about three feet in diameter!  I tried using some in a regular Italian basil pesto and it just wasn’t right, and two weeks late the basil plant … More Thai Basil Pesto

Plum Sauce

Angel Food Cake with Plum Sauce Plums are one of those fruits that are misunderstood.  If you get a perfectly ripe plum, they are amazingly sweet and juicy, but usually they look beautiful but are deceptively tart, so I typically admire their color and then walk on by. The skin on a plum is tart, there … More Plum Sauce

Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is a fresh green herb sauce that is tangy, garlicky and flavorful and goes beautifully on steak, grilled chicken or shrimp, or even topped on grilled bread.   It is easy to make, and brings on a bold flavor statement that will wake up your taste buds. I worked this recipe up the other night … More Chimichurri Sauce