Garlic Scape & Kale Pesto

Overhead shot of a food processor with partially blended sauce and leafy greens.

Garlic scapes are the stocks that grow from bulbs of hardnecked garlic plants. They could easily be overlooked, but I love that some resourceful cook figured out that they make delicious pesto.    This recipe is cheese-free and, though I’m not a vegan, I like to make it this way because I can serve it […]

Garlic Scape

garlic scapes

Garlic Scape Veggie Type: Greens, Stems Season: Late Spring-Early Summer Peak months: June-July Uses: Garlic scapes are the stocks that grow from hardnecked garlic plants. Because they are harvested when fresh basil is abundant, Garlic Scape Pesto is a great thing to do with scapes. You can also use them in stir fry in place […]