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Thai basil, kaffir lime leaves, Thai eggplant in bay area

by learntocookchinese 10 months ago

I think I've seen Thai basil and kaffir lime leaves before at Ranch 99 in Mountain View, but they aren't there now. A...

Melanie Wong commented 23 days ago

Basil Pesto in bulk

by e_bone 9 years ago

I have a mountain of basil and I'd like to make copious amounts of pesto. I usually eyeball quantities but with this ...

jen kalb commented 3 months ago

What should I do with a large amount of mixed basil?

by vonshu 3 months ago

Went around this morning and harvested a bunch of basil so that it doesn't go to seed and now I don't know what to do...

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dfrostnh commented 3 months ago

Blanched Basil is Bland

by HouseofEscobar 4 months ago

I am trying to preserve a pound of basil via blanch and freeze. I didn't think I did the blanching too long, maybe 8 ...

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janniecooks commented 3 months ago

Can I freeze lemongrass and basil?

by Westy 4 years ago

Has anyone had any success freezing basil and lemongrass? I have a bumper crop, but I know we are facing a freeze pre...

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Berniethebajopicker commented 4 months ago

Menus from the Garden

by dfrostnh 6 months ago

What are you growing based on a particular favorite vegetable? Last year I experimented with a lot of different ...

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dfrostnh commented 6 months ago

Lemon Basil - What to do with it?

by Cebca 8 years ago

I bought a wonderfully fragrant, deliciously fresh bunch of lemon basil at the Farmer's Market on Tuesday and cannot ...

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dcotillo commented 7 months ago

Is is safe to eat Basil with bugs?

by crowmuncher 6 years ago

I notice this white, nasty growth on my sorry excuse for a basil plant. I do like to use it on pizza, etc but always...

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jnm3079 commented 8 months ago

Wal Mart bags & kiddie pool gardening

by cstout 2 years ago

Larry Hall has started an internet revolution with using Wal Mart grocery bags filled with soil & plants sitting in k...

ad7yn commented 10 months ago

Can I still use frozen and darkened basil leaves?

by nycguy20011 1 year ago

I accidentally froze basil leaves in the back of the fridge. The leaves look thinner and darker than usual. Can I sti...

hill food commented 1 year ago

"Pesto Perpetuo" Basil

by cheesemaestro 5 years ago

This year I grew a pot of this basil to make some late-season pesto. If you're not familiar with this variety, it is...

DonShirer commented 1 year ago

Cheap basil

by sbug206 1 year ago

Any suggestions to get a large quantity of basil cheap? I want to make a batch of pesto.

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KitchenVoodoo commented 1 year ago

*July 2009 COTM* SPICE: Parsley, Mint, Dill, and Sweet Basil

by foxy fairy 8 years ago

Our Chowhound July 2009 Cookbook of the Month is Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean by Ana Sortun. Plea...

beetlebug commented 1 year ago

Other than pesto...

by small h 1 year ago

What can do I with an enormous amount of basil? I'm just one (small) person, and there's only so much panzanella and ...

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munchkin1 commented 1 year ago

Why did my hydroponic basil wither and die?

by fldhkybnva 5 years ago

I have been using a lot of basil and so I figured it'd be a good idea to get a hydropic plant. I have never had a gre...

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bettynorth commented 1 year ago

Favorite ways to enjoy basil

by ChefyV 1 year ago

I love basil and use it in sandwiches and pesto. What are some of your favorite ways to use basil? Just looking to...

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ratgirlagogo commented 1 year ago

basil drink recipes please!

by hungrymom 6 years ago

For the first time ever here in Montana we have an ABUNDANCE of basil in the garden. I have exhausted all recipes an...

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curseofleisure commented 1 year ago

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Basil and the Asiatic Beetle

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by Bonbon10 1 year ago

Basil is a leafy herb that is enjoyed not only by humans but these contacorous pest called Asiatic Beetles. I never ...

Something is eating my basil??

by cassC863 3 years ago

So I bought some basil and planted it! It took a while for me to get around to planting it, so I kept it in the pot f...

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Bonbon10 commented 1 year ago

Testing Ingredient Ideas For A Classic Bite

by VinoPair 2 years ago

I've got another classic bite - Table cracker, aged white cheddar, balsamic glaze, basil, and strawberry. Here's som...

nannygoat commented 2 years ago