Garlic Scapes

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This has been a great summer as far as art projects go but a terrible one for gardening. Weeds have sprouted everywhere as I am too tired to pick them after climbing ladders all day. However, I summoned up just enough energy to pick these garlic scapes before the flowers open. (According to my daughter’s boyfriend, garlic scapes are very fashionable in Montreal.) Tomorrow I will make a pesto and freeze it for winter months.

A simple pesto recipe is scapes put in a blender with some oil and lemon juice and either toasted almonds or pine nuts. (I never follow exact amounts for pesto.) This is tossed with pasta and sprinkled with parmesan cheese.

 

 

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