Re: [gardeners] Putting it by (
Sun, 28 Jun 1998 22:36:58 -0400

At 07:48 PM 28-06-98, 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


Try macadamia, pistachio  or blanched almonds (or, and preferably green
ones - the usual substitute in Africa when pine nuts were unavailable,
worked 'ok').


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.