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    "My thanks to Chris and Damon for their nice work on my house. They worked hard, got things done in the time they had predicted, and were polite and professional. Their work was very good- the living room ceiling looks fabulous, as there was quite a bit of water damage before. I am very pleased with the results, exactly what I wanted. Thanks so much."

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  • The MOST AMAZING pesto recipe!

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    Here's a recipe my mother has for her homemade pesto! It's all homegrown with fresh basil that we grow in our backyard. Make it a summer project. First, start by getting your own vegetable garden together! Makes a great summer project! If gardening isn't your thing, then start by going to Zagara's and picking up the following ingredients:

    - 2 tablespoons pine nuts

    - 1 garlic clove, crushed

    - Kosher salt and black pepper

    - 1 1/4 cups of FRESH basil leaves

    - 2 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated

    - 2 ounces Pecorino cheese, grated

    - 1/2 cup of exrta-virgin olive oil


    To make the Pesto, place the pine nuts, garlic, salt and pepper, basil and the cheeses in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse till the basil is mashed up. With the machine still running, and the oil gradually and process until creamy and smooth. Let it chill for a bit.

    And that's it! So easy. So grab some pita chips, crackers or spread it on your burger (thank you bobby flay), and a nice cold drink, and enjoy your freshly made pesto.

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