Is There Pesto in Your Freezer?

Here are some awesome tips for pesto that I learned from Marcella Hazan’s Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking. These tips are especially useful for pre-made, frozen pesto, which you may be trotting out this time of year.

First, stir in a couple of spoonfuls of pasta cooking water. This helps loosen up your pesto and makes it adhere better to the pasta.

Second, add a pat or two of softened butter. Heaven!

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2 thoughts on “Is There Pesto in Your Freezer?

  1. gojulesgo 4 December 2011 at 6:36 pm

    Ah – excellent! I love to make pesto so this is really helpful!

  2. Healthy cooking 6 December 2011 at 10:54 am

    Interesting…Always insist on the healthy cooking tips.

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