Traditional Basil Pesto

I have run it by my vociferous (and largely self-appointed) editors. And they all seem to agree: my traditional basil pesto isn’t entirely traditional. They seem to feel, perhaps rightly, that the addition of Thai fish sauce and nutritional yeast flakes place it outside the historical scope of Italian cuisine. And they seem to think […]

Squash-Blossom Pasta Sauce

I’ve posted a recipe for squash-blossom pasta sauce before, but I’ve done some revising, and wanted to post it again. This came out perhaps better than any other iteration I’ve tried. I would highly recommend it, especially if you are like me and have some overly enthusiastic summer squash dominating your garden. 2 yellow squash, […]