Freekeh with Basil-Cilantro Pesto and Grilled Pineapple Skewers

Grilled pineapple and bell pepper with herbed whole grains! This simple meal is packed with flavor. cookieandkate.com

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Do you still have bad dreams about forgetting your locker combination on the first day of school? Or your class schedule? I do. Sometimes, in my dreams, the campus turns into a giant maze and I can’t get from one place to another without encountering obstacles everywhere along the way.

I have similarly bad dreams about waiting tables. I can’t make it to the computer to input my orders and wake up shouting, “SALAD!”

freekeh and pineapple

Such was the case with this recipe. After two semi-successful recipe tests, I made one more trip to the store to stock up for the finale. I ambitiously filled my basket with produce for future photo shoots and headed home to take Cookie on a walk.

Shortly thereafter, my back started aching. An hour later, chills. I dragged myself to bed with an extra blanket and woke up the next morning in a feverish, mummified state. Recipe testing was put on hold for a day while I slept on the couch with my four-legged nurse.

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