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would you say your pesto is the besto?

I will give you mad props if you know where that line is from. Anyone? I get random cravings and ideas all the time. Yesterday, I was driving home and suddenly decided to make pesto for the first time. I think most people, like myself, assume pesto is made with basil but you can make it with other greens as well– for this recipe (thanks to Giada), arugula was used to make the pesto. I wasn’t sure if it was good when I first tried it so for my own personal taste, I added half more of a garlic glove and 1/2 cup more parmesan cheese and then.. wah lah! Fresh pesto ready to go! Make sure to keep stirring the pesto so that the cheese is mixed throughout evenly. Recipe: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/spaghetti-with-arugula-pesto-and-seared-jumbo-shrimp-recipe/index.html Spaghetti with Arugula Pesto and Seared Jumbo Shrimp Prep Time:10 min Cook Time:15 min Ingredients: 2 cups fresh arugula 1 garlic clove 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pound jumbo …