A Pesto Day - Basil Pesto

A Pesto Day - Basil Pesto

I had heard of many people having Passata days, where they harvest all their summer tomato crop and make batches of tomato Passata (sauce) to store for the winter months, when tomatoes are no longer in season and too expensive to source. It is an activity most common to the Italian culture. Since my glut was basil, not tomatoes, I decided to gather some friends and with my abundance of basil have a Pesto day.

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Do what you love!

Do what you love!

Recently I heard a young girl speak on the eve of graduating school and she quoted these words to her fellow classmates: "Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life"
These words are apparently attributed to Confucius, a Chinese philospher (who in the words of our older son Tom, was a smart Chinese guy who would have made a lot of royalties from fortune cookies if he were still alive today!). 

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