Gin with Basil Pesto

What’s a good drink to go with pasta and pesto? I dunno. Let’s make one!

Gin with Basil Pesto

Step One is very difficult: marry an Italian girl. The rest is easy.

In a mixing glass, combine one bar spoon of her pesto, two jiggers of gin, and a splash of water. Shake hard with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass, like so:

gin and basil pesto

Now I just have to find out what she puts in her pesto besides basil.