Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Carrot Top Pesto

Sometimes meat gets all of the saucy glory, but vegetables deserve to shine in their own right with some culinary accouterments, too.  You know that shrub you trim from your fresh carrots that go right in the trash?  It’s time to put those to good use here with this carrot top pesto.  Rainbow carrots are…

Salmon with Pea and Basil Pesto

This past Saturday, C was playing with his blocks like he usually does.  C’s getting better at keeping his cool when his sister carelessly runs by knocking his building over, or worse yet knocks it down in a very premeditated, maniacal kind of way.  But on this morning when his blocks took a tumble on…

Garlic Shrimp with Arugula Pesto Pasta

Pesto used to really intimidate me.  Now that I’ve made a million batches of pesto, it makes me laugh to think how far I’ve come because pesto is one of those things that sounds fancier and more difficult than it really is.  It really requires you to throw some ingredients into a food processor…and then…