Grow hardneck garlic for a gourmet bonus: scapes! These green, curling flower stems taste delicious in pesto.
In a food processor, combine 2 cups coarsely chopped garlic scapes, 1 cup basil leaves, juice of ½ lemon, 1 tsp salt and pepper, ¼ cup grated parmesan and about ½-¾ cup olive oil. Process to reach desired consistency.
June 1, 2022