Tag Archives: fresh

pesto and pistou © 2017 theCrackerBoxKitchen. All rights reserved.

A Tale of Two Basil Sauces: Pesto and Pistou

There’s actually not a whole lot of difference between traditional Italian pesto and its French cousin pistou.┬áBut it’s still fun to discover a food, even one as simple and familiar as pistou, that you never knew existed. (I searched for … Continue reading

Image of Vegetable Risotto © 2010 theCrackerBoxKitchen. All rights reserved.

Easy Summer Recipe: Vegetable Risotto

Mmmmm, risotto. One of my all-time favourite dishes. And so versatile, you can personalize it anyway you like. An ex-beau first taught me how to make risotto, and for that alone, I am eternally grateful. While I think risotto is … Continue reading