Favorite Recipes

linguine with basil pesto, a favorite Cooking Chat recipe

I set up this page of favorite recipes before moving Cooking Chat to our new home. Now, you can search for recipes of interest by popping over to the All Recipes page. But I thought there might still be some value in rounding up some of my personal favorites on this page.

Pesto: So many Ways to Love it! There’s classic basil pesto, shown in the picture above. Speaking of classic, Sauvignon Blanc is a classic wine pairing for pesto, but you can get some other wine pairings for pesto ideas here. Lately I’ve also been enjoying kale pesto, such as in this orzo salad with kale pesto. And don’t forget pesto when you need a festive appetizer for a gathering–pesto crostini are a real crowd pleaser!

Healthy and Tasty: 5 Spring Recipes with Wine PairingsFall Recipes I’m writing this page at the start of our back to school week. Technically, summer is still her for a few weeks, but our thoughts and leaves are turning to autumn. So I’m including a link to recipes I’ve tagged as being particularly suited for the season.