2 posts tagged basil

Vegan scallops with pesto pasta

When September rolls around, I start thinking of autumn, and autumn reminds me of mushrooms, and mushrooms remind me of scallops and... Wait, what? Did I lose you? Well, that's understandable I guess. But keep reading and I'll let you in on a fantastic secret: How to make vegan scallops using these incredible mushrooms! These are not your ordinary, everyday, run of the mill kind of mushrooms. These are king oyster mushrooms! As their name hints, they are huge! More importantly for us, ... Continue Reading

Watermelon salad with basil/lime dressing

Coffee and doughnuts,ย peanut butter and jelly, peas and carrots, watermelon and basil.... Wait. What?! Watermelon and basil?!?! That's right, watermelon and basil. If you've never paired these two flavors together, it's time you gave them a try! About a month ago I was watching an episode from the sixth season of America's Masterchef when Derrick,theย rock drummer, made some kind of basil-infused, compressed watermelon thing. OK, so yeah, the whole compression thing was cool, but on a ... Continue Reading