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At Dirk's
we carry many additional items to complete and complement your favorite recipe such as:
- Select Fresh   
- Fresh Breads
- Fresh Chips &
- Parchment Paper
    (by the sheet)
- Seafood Utensils
and more.....

 Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

  • This pesto is one of my favorite all around sauces! You can slather some on a piece of fish for the grill or oven, mix  it with fresh pasta or even use it as a dip for veggies! Heck, it's probably even good on chicken!
  • You can make a batch and keep it in your refrigerator for up to a week. I know you will find something to put it on.

  • 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups roasted red peppers, roast your own or use jarred variety.
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, lightly packed
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • Combine garlic, peppers and basil in food processor, process until finely chopped. Add walnuts and parmesan cheese, blend until smooth. While machine is running, slowly drizzle in olive oil. Add salt, pepper and process. Scoop into bowl and you are ready for...
  • Makes enough to cover 2 pounds of fish with some left over. Enjoy!


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