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Old 01-24-2012, 08:33 PM   #31
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Just make regular pesto. Use basil instead of cilantro.
I like spinach pesto!
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:53 PM   #32
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Both pesto & Alfredo pizzas are great substitutes. A good roast chicken & mushroom Alfredo pizza? Goat cheese & Perhaps with a little red onion? Yummy.
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Old 01-24-2012, 09:59 PM   #33
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I like spinach pesto!
I never knew there was any such thing as spinach pesto.
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:01 PM   #34
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I never knew there was any such thing as spinach pesto.
bout a week ago i made spinach pesto, used almonds cause that is what i had. otherwise just followed the recipe for basil pesto. just saved one for cilantro pesto. should be interesting.
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:20 PM   #35
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I never knew there was any such thing as spinach pesto.
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:47 PM   #36
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Basil tastes a lot more distinctive to me than spinach. I can't comprehend a pesto recipe featuring less taste. I'll admit I'm no expert here, haven't even made pesto at home.
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:58 PM   #37
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Basil tastes a lot more distinctive to me than spinach. I can't comprehend a pesto recipe featuring less taste. I'll admit I'm no expert here, haven't even made pesto at home.
However, I don't only cook for myself. There is an Ogre who depends on me for his daily sustenance. I cook for him, so even though a Brussels Sprout will not pass my lips, they are cooked often enough to please him. No matter how much I rag on him, I'm still not done with him and plan on keeping him around. I'm too lazy to train another, anyway.

If I want basil pesto, I can make it, just plan on eating it by myself.
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Old 01-24-2012, 10:59 PM   #38
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I have a nice little cookbook I've used for many years, "Pestos! Cooking with Herb Pastes", by Dorothy Rankin. You can make pesto from almost anything.
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Old 01-24-2012, 11:21 PM   #39
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However, I don't only cook for myself. There is an Ogre who depends on me for his daily sustenance. I cook for him, so even though a Brussels Sprout will not pass my lips, they are cooked often enough to please him. No matter how much I rag on him, I'm still not done with him and plan on keeping him around. I'm too lazy to train another, anyway.

If I want basil pesto, I can make it, just plan on eating it by myself.
Sorry. I thought you or your mate didn't like cilantro pesto. I thought I was suggesting a viable alternative in using basil.

I just got off a phone call with my beloved cousin, where we both agreed we love Brussels sprouts. I don't know that has to do with the topic, or what you and/or your mate think about Brussels sprouts, although I love the idea that pizza could have Brussels sprouts.

Please send a recipe.
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Old 01-24-2012, 11:28 PM   #40
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Sorry. I thought you or your mate didn't like cilantro pesto. I thought I was suggesting a viable alternative in using basil.

I just got off a phone call with my beloved cousin, where we both agreed we love Brussels sprouts. I don't know that has to do with the topic, or what you and/or your mate think about Brussels sprouts, although I love the idea that pizza could have Brussels sprouts.

Please send a recipe.
Exactly, cilantro tastes like soap to him...he doesn't like it, he's not crazy about basil pesto, I don't fix it for him. The Brussels Sprouts was just an example of something that he does like and I don't, but I still cook it for him, because he DOES like it.

I don't just cook for me...ours is a shared marriage, we both give and take for the other, so he likes Spinach Pesto, that's why I suggested it in the first place.
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