"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Basic Basil Pesto Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, February 19, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons sugar
1 large clove garlic, quartered
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse a few times. Then process until fairly smooth, or to the desired consistency scrapping down the sides occasionally.

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Number Of Servings:
1 cup

 

 

 

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