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Cilantro Pesto Shrimp Tostadas


This is what you eat when you feel like being fancy but not. Fancy. Because it’s not fancy. It’s faux fancy. It’s fauncy. The thing is, I could alwaysalwaysalwaysalways eat Mexican food. But guess what, this isn’t really that Mexicany! Besides the use of cilantro and tortillas, it’s not really Mexican at all. It’s faux […]

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Farfalle Pasta with Chicken and Spinach Pesto


But of course I’m not done showing you pasta, why do you ask? I feel like I need to assure you that I’m not in fact horsing on these pasta dishes every single night of my life. One cannot get so lucky. Plus it’s all about balance, ya know. Balance between pasta, tacos and pizza, […]

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Shrimp Naan Pizzas with Thai Coconut Arugula Pesto


I . . . don’t even know where to begin. Perhaps that reejankulously long title? It’s because I couldn’t leave any word out! And believe me, this is watered down from what it was before. I was going to call it Shrimp Arugula Garlic Ginger Green Curry Paste Coconut Sugar Double Pepper Naan Cilantro Lime […]

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Linguine with Pesto and Seared Scallops


I don’t even know where to begin. And that frightens you, doesn’t it? As you can see, I have zero process shots. Or as my brain likes to Sean Conneryize it, “zhero proshesh shotsh.” But I can explain! (the no shots, not the Sean Conneryizing) Remember the video that we shot at my house a […]

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Penne with Trapanese Pesto


No that does not say TRAPEZE. But the weird thing is, the little penne pastas kind of look like little trapezes, don’t they? And I didn’t even plan that. THE STARS ALIGN ON THIS GLORIOUS DAWN, Y’ALL. Trapanese pesto is yet another Lidia-inspired recipe. And yes, I’m completely obsessed with her, thanks. I think it’s […]

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