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Preserving basil

Learn how to preserve basil and enjoy its fresh flavor all year long. Explore creative techniques and tips to store and use basil in various recipes.
Herb Recipes, Garden Recipes, Canning Recipes, Healthy Recipes, Canning 101, Canning Jars, Fresh Basil Recipes, Jelly Recipes, How To Make Pesto

Ask most people what their favorite herb is, and their response will often be basil. For many of us, this tender annual seems to epitomize the season. Basil tastes its absolute best when it’s enjoyed fresh, but thankfully you have a few creative options to preserve the vibrant flavor of this herb that’s so strongly associated with summertime.

Lisa Thomas
Fresh Basil Recipes, Herb Recipes, Pickling Recipes, Garden Recipes, Canning Recipes, Vegetable Recipes, Dried Basil Pesto Recipe, Preserve Fresh Herbs, Drying Fresh Herbs

Jump to recipeWhen it comes to planting basil, I never seem to feel there’s enough. It’s so easy to grow and makes such a lovely addition to the garden, I just keep on planting. And, well ya’ know what happens then, right? Yep. I’m in basil abundance already. And there’s only so much pesto a […]

Crystal Ash