Tired of the usual basil recipes? How about some refreshing Basil Lime Fizz, making your own vinaigrette dressing with your Basil Vinegar, toasted bread with Basil Butter, or Basil and Herb Seasoned Salt. Learn about the many varieties of basil, growing your own, and seven fun recipes for your fresh basil.
Get an endless supply of Basil for yourself and to give away to friends from one plant. Easy permaculture.
Whether you’re growing basil to make pesto or for other culinary uses, the question that always comes up is how to store fresh basil. Here’s what you need to know to prune, store, and use fresh basil in the kitchen.
Basil, that beautiful and fragrant herb we all have in our kitchen spice cabinet, is easy to grow from seeds – so don’t waste money buying it already in the seedling stage, when you can do it yourself for the price of a packet of seeds!
Let me share my best secrets about how to grow basil in pots. I grow a lot of containers of basil every year and everyone loves it. It is so aromatic and it makes food taste so good. Pesto and other Italian recipes are absolutely incredible in the summer when the basil is freshly picked.