Last Saturday, we patronized a small, local farmers market in a parking lot in North Dallas, and we discovered a small, local food producer which helped us create heaven on a plate. Find your heaven with the tips in this post.
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.