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Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

Back in the day, probably in West Africa, I saw a fantastic photo of sun dried tomato pesto in one of my magazine subscriptions; Gourmet, Bon Appetit or Food and Wine.  I wanted to make it so badly, but sun … Continue reading

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Pappardelle with Roquette and Walnut Pesto

I love it that you can buy fresh pasta from the supermarket.  In the 70s when I was in Les Cayes, Haiti, the only way I could have lasagna noodles was to make them, and all I had was a … Continue reading

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Veal with Prosciutto and Mozzarella

We found some small packages of veal slices in the 2 for 1 bin in Carrefour and of course I couldn’t resist.  They looked pretty good! I thought whatever I did with the veal, I wanted roasted peppers with it … Continue reading

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French Tartines

French tartines are basically bread, often toasted, with either sweet or salty toppings.  The one that I made tonight for Jade’s light supper consisted of goat cheese mixed with pesto, bacon and brie on sliced peasant bread, toasted in the … Continue reading

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Double “Egg” Benedict with Tomato Pesto

Once in Niger, we hosted a small brunch for friends.  The brunch included Eggs Benedict on top of breaded eggplant rounds(English muffins were not available) with hollandaise and tomato pesto sauces, homemade breakfast sausage links, fruit salad and mimosas.   … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops with Spinach and Genovese Pesto

Leclerc supermarket is showcasing Italian products, including two different kinds of prepared pesto; tomato and basil.   I usually like to make my own pesto but I’m also a sucker for imported foods, so I bought one of each.  Make … Continue reading

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