Preserving basil

Learn how to preserve basil and enjoy its fresh flavor all year long. Explore creative techniques and tips to store and use basil in various recipes.
3 Tips for Preserving Fresh Basil All Year Long | Kitchn Freeze, Herb Recipes, Canning Recipes, Pesto, Preserve Fresh Herbs, Freezing Herbs, Preserving Basil, Fresh Herbs, Herb Gardening

New York City isn’t exactly the ideal place for planting a vegetable garden. Or, at least the kind of vegetable garden I’d love to have. Herb gardens on the other hand are totally doable for city dwellers, and something I’ve had great success with over the years. This year, in particular, I’ve watched my small basil plant flourish and grow like wildfire.

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Bambi Madsen
Canning Recipes, Smoothies, Healthy Recipes, Herb Recipes, Freezing Herbs, Freezing Basil, How To Dry Basil, Canning, Preserving Basil

Ask most people what their favorite herb is, and their response will often be basil. For many of us, this tender annual seems to epitomize the season. Basil tastes its absolute best when it’s enjoyed fresh, but thankfully you have a few creative options to preserve the vibrant flavor of this herb that’s so strongly associated with summertime.

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Lisa Thomas