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DIY greenhouse

by Dorothee5 4 days ago

Hello everyone. I have got a big garden, but I wanted to create a place in it where I can grow some plants like veget...

Revelation Re: Fresh Basil

by walker 4 months ago

For years, I've tried different methods of keeping fresh basil, in the fridge, one way or another. Sometimes I've ju...


dfrostnh commented 4 months ago

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

by vonshu 8 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...


varelse commented 4 months ago

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

by learntocookchinese 1 year 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

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

Basil Pesto in bulk

by e_bone 10 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

jen kalb commented 8 months ago

Blanched Basil is Bland

by HouseofEscobar 9 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 ...


janniecooks commented 8 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...


Berniethebajopicker commented 9 months ago

Menus from the Garden

by dfrostnh 11 months ago

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


dfrostnh commented 11 months ago

Lemon Basil - What to do with it?

by Cebca 9 years ago

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


dcotillo commented 1 year ago

Is is safe to eat Basil with bugs?

by crowmuncher 7 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 1 year 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 1 year 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

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 2 years ago

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


KitchenVoodoo commented 2 years ago

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

by foxy fairy 9 years ago

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


beetlebug commented 2 years ago

Other than pesto...

by small h 2 years 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 2 years 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...


bettynorth commented 2 years ago

Favorite ways to enjoy basil

by ChefyV 2 years 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 2 years ago

basil drink recipes please!

by hungrymom 7 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 2 years ago