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How to Preserve Basil - TENDING the TABLE

Preserving basil and other seasonal produce is a great way to reduce packaging waste, connect with the seasons, and get to know your local farmers.

Easy-to-Grow Herbs

Basil, chives, cilantro, dill, fennel, lavender, lemon balm, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, savory, scented geranium, and thyme all grow with very little care.

20 Clever Ways To Use Basil Leaves That Goes Way Beyond Pesto | Basil recipes, Fresh basil recipes,

As one of the easiest herbs to grow indoors, many newbie gardeners may find themselves landed with an abundance of pungent and peppery fresh basil leaves to use up. Availing of the flavor and healing

Sweet Basil Health Benefits and side Effects

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L. The low-growing bush basil (Ocimum minimum) is a separate species, but it is probably a variant of sweet basil. Much of the herb grown today is a hybrid, a cross between Ocimum basilicum and Ocimum americanum. There are many cultivars of basil that have their own denomination. Other Common Names: Basil, common basil, garden basil, St. Joseph's wort, basilicon, joy of the mountain, basilikum (German), basilic (French), lo-le (Chinese), basilika (Swedish)…

Basil or mint?

Mint and basil are easy to tell apart. Basil leaves are all smooth and lush in appearance, while mint leaves are more jagged and pointy. Rub the leaves between your fingertips to differentiate by odor.

How to trim basil for big, bushy plants and larger yields

Wondering how to trim basil plants for a larger harvest? It's easy! The key is to pinch often to stimulate growth. Read on to learn more!

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Penne pasta cooked in olive oil. Basil leaves gives a good aroma to the pasta. Can be served with garlic bread.
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Almond Basil Pesto is a twist on the classic Italian basil pesto. The almonds give it a nutty flavor and great texture. Simple to make and absolutely delicious!