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3 Tips for Cooking at Home

So right now it is 101 degrees outside, which means I am not leaving my house until its dark out! That also means it's time to do some chores. One chore I had on my list was that I needed to make some pesto. My basil plant was getting too big and I needed to cut it back. I had no use for it right now so pesto was the best option, and then freeze it. That got me thinking that I wanted to get a few tips out there in the world. Here they are; #1. Pesto You can make a pesto with pretty much any green that you have in your house that is on the verge of going bad. DON"T keep wasting money by tossing out greens that go bad. You can make a pesto with Spinach, Arugula, Kale, Chard, Parsley.... I think you get the idea. You can also use different types of nuts. They don't have to be pine nuts. Today I used Wall Nuts. I also like Pistachios too. Then freeze it! You can even go a step further and use an ice tray to freeze it. That way you have it portioned out for you and yo