24 Hour Pickles

Directions: Bring water, vinegar, sugar and salt to a rapid boil, and then cool completely. Cut cucumbers to desired size and pack into jars. Add 2 cloves garlic to each jar. Add dill to taste. Pour cooled liquid into jars. Refrigerate 24 hours. Ingredients: 2 qt water 1 c white vinegar 1/2 c sugar 1/3 c […]

Pesto

2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano or Romano cheese 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup pine nuts or walnuts 3 medium sized garlic cloves, minced Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Directions: Combine the basil in with the pine nuts, pulse a few times in a […]

Fresh Tomato Salsa

3 tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup finely diced onion 5 Serrano chilies, finely chopped 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons lime juice Directions: In a medium bowl, stir together tomatoes, onion, chili peppers, cilantro, salt, and lime juice. Chill for one hour in the refrigerator before serving.