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Okay foodies...

Is pesto sauce supposed to look absolutely revolting?

I could give a better description, but... probably the least gross would be "a green oozy mess."

(Given that I'm also not loving the smell... um... I think dinner might need a radical last-minute rethink. At least I haven't cooked the spaghetti yet...)

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stormfeather
Aug. 15th, 2010 11:24 pm (UTC)
Straight from the garden. As in, I was dodging bees to get enough for the sauce.
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stormfeather
Aug. 15th, 2010 11:41 pm (UTC)
Well, I may give it a go tomorrow after some sleep puts some distance between me and the smell (and try to drizzle a bit onto some pasta without smelling it)...

If not though, I already have a destination for it, don't worry!
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stormfeather
Aug. 16th, 2010 02:29 am (UTC)
Well, it does smell pretty basilly, but it turns out that that much basil smell at once makes my stomach go "aaagh oh HELL no."

Which means I think I prefer the guinea pig solution, more than the buying more extra stuff solution.
kjn
Aug. 16th, 2010 04:54 am (UTC)
Cheddar won't ruin a pesto. We make pesto semi-regularly here, and usually uses other flavourful quality cheeses in it, to no ill effect.