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Rain, Wind, Snow Got You Down? Arugula Pesto is Here To Save the Day!

Rain, Wind, Snow Got You Down? Arugula Pesto is Here To Save the Day!

Rain, Wind, Snow Got You Down? Arugula Pesto is Here To Save the Day!

Look at that lovely nest of bright spring-green happiness. The color of the pesto is everything you would expect, but one bite will tell you that you're not dealing with the usual pesto suspect, basil. It's winter here in the Northern Hemisphere. If you do have access to basil, chances are it's being grown in some warmer clime and then trucked or flown hundreds of miles to your local grocery store.This trucked/flown in basil, under the best circumstances, will be a pale comparison to the fresh, locally grown basil you can get in spring and summer. So let's swap it...

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