Browsing the "basil" Tag

How to Grow Basil

February 5th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Have you been wanting to grow your own herbs but weren't sure where to start? Check out how to grow basil - it's a great herb for both first-timers and seasoned gardeners!


The Best Way to Store Fresh Basil

July 30th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Has your CSA or farmers market been rich with beautiful basil this summer? Here's the best way to store fresh basil to avoid wilting and reduce food waste!


Abundant Herb of the Moment: Basil

June 30th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

In Texas, the basil is rockin'. I've nurtured three plants this spring, and they are happy indeed, but I know as the summer heats up, their tender leaves will suffer. So I'm doing my best to enjoy as much of their bounty as I can now and preserve like a pioneer woman for colder times. If you love basil, I hope you'll enjoy my quick tips for growing, using, and preserving this wonderfully spicy-yet-sweet herb


Polenta with Sun-dried Tomato and Caper Tapenade

April 22nd, 2011 | by Jeannie Moulton

A simple, no-fuss and unique appetizer for your Easter or Passover dinner. Polenta is a traditional italian dish made from boiled cornmeal. It was a popular dish amongst Northern Italy's poor, as it was cheap and combined well with whatever other food was available


Your Garden Successes and Failures

October 27th, 2010 | by Rachel Shulman

As the growing season draws to a close, it's time to talk about this year's garden success and failures. Which unusual or exotic seeds will you be reordering this winter, and which ones will be forever banned from your garden


Pizza Recipe for Your Health (+ Bonus Raw Food Pate Recipe)

August 20th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

I think nearly everyone loves pizza. Cheese and flour aren't the healthiest foods, but with a little bit of innovation, your pizza can be both delicious and healthy. Try out this pizza recipe below next time you are craving a pizza, and maybe the homemade black sesame bonus recipe as well



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