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Beyond basil: a pesto primer

PCC Taste | April 2012

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Think pesto and most thoughts turn to verdant, fragrant basil. But the word pesto simply refers to the aromatic paste that results from pounding or crushing each ingredient down to its essence. Pesto based on cilantro, arugula, parsley or red peppers creates wonderful canvases that enable fresh flavor combinations to shine.

Recipes to try

Classic Basil Pesto and several variations:

Put your pesto to delicious use:

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