Re: [gardeners] Putting it by

George Shirley (
Sun, 28 Jun 1998 21:06:33

At 09:27 PM 6/28/98 -0400, you wrote:
>> On the pesto front, anyone got any ideas for a substitute for pine nuts.
>> Bottled pine nuts in a 2 ounce bottle are $3.79 plus tax here and that's a
>> bit pricey for pesto flavoring. Thinking of using dry roasted, unsalted
>> peanuts. Anyone ever try that? Did some a while back and used pecans but
>> the pecans made it taste sweet. Dip into your store of knowledge oh
>> gardening gurus.
>> George
>George, if you have a discount warehouse store like Costco 
>around, take a look there.  I get 1 pound bags of pine nuts for 
>about the same price as a 2 ounce bottle at the regular grocery 
>Z6/5, NW NJ
We have a Sam's Club but they have no pine nuts. No warehouse clubs like
Costco around here. Thanks for the idea though, next time I go see the kids
in Houston I'll take a look at Fiesta. Big ethnic supermarket, generally
has everything.