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by dfrostnh 1 month ago

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


dfrostnh commented 14 days 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 ...


dcotillo commented 2 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...


jnm3079 commented 3 months ago

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

by learntocookchinese 5 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...


davidg1 commented 3 months ago

Wal Mart bags & kiddie pool gardening

by cstout 1 year ago

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

ad7yn commented 5 months ago

Can I still use frozen and darkened basil leaves?

by nycguy20011 7 months 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 7 months 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 10 months ago

Cheap basil

by sbug206 11 months ago

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


KitchenVoodoo commented 11 months 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 11 months ago

Other than pesto...

by small h 12 months 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 ...


munchkin1 commented 12 months ago

Why did my hydroponic basil wither and die?

by fldhkybnva 4 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...


bettynorth commented 12 months 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...


ratgirlagogo commented 1 year 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 ...

coll 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...


curseofleisure commented 1 year ago

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Basil and the Asiatic Beetle

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...


Bonbon10 commented 1 year ago

Testing Ingredient Ideas For A Classic Bite

by VinoPair 1 year ago

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

nannygoat commented 1 year ago

Basil What did I do wrong?

by walker 2 years ago

Today I bought a really fresh bunch of basil at the farmer's market. I asked the vendor if I should just place it in ...


momof5x commented 1 year ago

Where to find large bunches of basil?

by s4zando 2 years ago

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far far away... I recall buying a big bunch of basil (for pesto) at a reasonable price ...

ibew292 commented 2 years ago

Pesto - Someone help me, PLEASE

by caiatransplant 2 years ago

Hi all. Until day before yesterday I had a beautiful couple of basil plants, flourishing and leafy. Then my yard gu...


jjjrfoodie commented 2 years ago