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24 August 2008 @ 04:46 pm
 
My basil is out of control, so I decided to make half again as much pesto as I originally intended. I altered the amounts accordingly. Except, apparently, the garlic. That, I doubled. Now, I adore garlic - truly, I do - but the bite is overwhelming. Bleargh. I can only hope it mellows a bit in a few hours' time.

Farmer's market today! I bought more prettypretty eggplant, some red pears and fingerling potatoes. hee. 'fingerling.'
 
 
I feel: hungryhungry
 
 
 
Zoë Tzoethor on August 24th, 2008 11:00 pm (UTC)
Send it to me! I love garlic! It's unhealthy how much I love it. Seriously. I once made myself seriously ill from eating too much garlic. (About one head of garlic in one sitting, on garlic bread... but it tasted SO GOOD.)
Kelladyjoust on August 25th, 2008 01:34 am (UTC)
I love garlic, too. Whenever a recipe calls for, say four cloves? I add a full head. But this was hot and no little bit bitter*. ::meep!::

However, after letting it sit for two hours coupled with the application of heat, it was rather awesome. Still majorly garlicky, but in a full flavored way. If I could send some to you, I would. It's yummy.

*I recall having a similar problem when I made shrimp bruschetta. In that instance, I had the leisure to let it sit overnight, and it turned into sheer brilliance. This time, I only had about two hours of mellowing time. Still, all's well...