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Preserving Fresh Basil

My hubby was on Skype with his sister in NY last Saturday night. I was being nosey minding my own business while making sauce & meatballs while they chatted. Turns out, she was making sauce too. Imagine that? Eventually, I heard her explaining how our Aunt Loretta stores her fresh basil in the refrigerator for up to …

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Surprisingly, both cilantro and basil freeze very well. After cutting the leaves, preferably in the early morning while they are freshest, we mix them with a small amount of olive oil... just enough to coat the leaves. They are then packed into freezer bags and frozen for later use. The olive oil makes it really easy to separate the frozen leaves and also adds an extra flavor to the mix.

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from Kalyn's Kitchen®

How to Freeze Fresh Basil and Ideas for Using Frozen Basil

For years and years I've been trimming my garden basil, freezing it, and then using the basil all winter in soup, stew, and pasta sauce, and this post has all my tips for successfully freezing basil. [from KalynsKitchen.com]

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from The Kitchn

Freeze & Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil — Tips from

Freeze & Preserve Herbs In Olive Oil ~ Here’s a new amazing way to shorten the time spent on kitchen and make your cooking way easier. More

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from The Kitchn

The Best Ways to Preserve Basil — Herb Gardening 101

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