How to Trim Fresh Basil?

Answer Basil is an herb with many uses and varieties. The leaves of sweet basil varieties (Italian, lettuce leaf and opal) are included in many Italian dishes and also in dressings, pesto and salads. Oils... Read More »

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How to Use Fresh Basil?

Basil can be used for several things including; breakfast, luch, dinner, and desserts.

How do I trim a basil plant?

Snip individual leaves off the basil plant as needed for cooking or drying by nipping the leaf between your fingernails where it joins the stem.Snip the ends of branches off the basil plant just ab... Read More »

How do I trim my basil plant?

Pinch back new growth to make the plant bushier. Basil is a member of the mint family, so it likes good drainage and moist soil. Given moist soil, full sun, and a regular dose of diluted fertiliz... Read More »

How to Keep Fresh Cut Basil?

Use the fresh basil to enhance the taste of several dishes; aromatic varieties such as sweet basil, lemon basil and cinnamon basil lend a distinctive taste to different foods, including sauces, sal... Read More »