Grandma's Secret To Keeping Basil in the Fridge for 1 Year.  Use on sandwiches, in sauces, or soups

Preserving Fresh Basil Easily in the Refrigerator with Olive Oil

Grandma's Secret To Keeping Basil in the Fridge for 1 Year. Use on sandwiches, in sauces, or soups

10 Herbs That Help Tomato Plants Thrive

10 Herbs That Help Tomato Plants Thrive

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How to Preserve Basil Leaves in Salt and Olive Oil This is the best idea I've seen in a long time.

How to Preserve Basil Leaves in Salt and Olive Oil This is the best idea I've seen in a long time.

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.

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.

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 …

Preserving Fresh Basil Easily in the Refrigerator with Olive Oil

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 …

The Best Ways to Preserve Basil - This works really well! Can't wait to use my basil even in the winter months.

Never Waste Fresh Basil Again With These Tips for Preserving It

The Best Ways to Preserve Basil - This works really well! Can't wait to use my basil even in the winter months.

Basil: How to Grow, Chop & Freeze | Simple tips for growing and harvesting basil. Includes how to chiffonade or chop basil for cooking and preserving. Step by step directions for freezing basil are also included. Keep this amazing herb at your fingertips year-round! #Sponsored

Basil: How to Grow, Chop & Freeze

Basil: How to Grow, Chop & Freeze | Simple tips for growing and harvesting basil. Includes how to chiffonade or chop basil for cooking and preserving. Step by step directions for freezing basil are also included. Keep this amazing herb at your fingertips year-round! #Sponsored

How to Dry Basil + Recipes using Basil- Terrific idea when you can great herbs at the farmers market or from the garden

How to Dry Basil + Recipes using Basil- Terrific idea when you can great herbs at the farmers market or from the garden

Finally! I can preserve all that basil I have growing for enjoyment during winter time. I tried drying the leaves and it was gross.

Finally! I can preserve all that basil I have growing for enjoyment during winter time. I tried drying the leaves and it was gross.

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