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Recipe: How to Make Pesto like an Italian Grandmother

Photo credit: 101 Cookbooks

If you’ve ever tasted pesto in Italy you know that the pesto here in the United States just isn’t the same. I received a lesson in how to make pesto from a real Italian grandmother last week and now I understand the difference and what makes it so.

One key to perfect pesto is chopping all the ingredients by hand, preferably with a sharp mezzaluna or knife.” (from 101 Cookbooks)

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