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 dried tomatoes were not available where ever it was I was living.
I copied down the recipe and filed it in my Hotmail with other “I wish I could” recipes. There are some great recipes in that file! It’s like Christmas!
Unfortunately, I was having one of those days and the only thing I wanted to make was the pesto. Nothing else, just the pesto. Eat it plain out of the bowl? Pesto on bread?
Okay, okay I had some fresh pappardelle and used that but it did seem like an effort in the beginning. It felt like I HAD to cook and not like I WANTED to cook. Don’t you just…
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