Basil

(BAYZ uhl; BAZ uhl) An herb whose aroma and flavor range from peppery and robust to sweet and spicy. Its color can be various shades of green or purple. Basil leaves are used either fresh or dried.

Recipes

  1. Cheese and Basil Polenta

    A tomato- basil sauce is generously spooned over layers of baked cheese and polenta for this meatless main dish recipe.

  2. Basil Beans and Tomatoes

    Fresh basil lends a fragrant scent to fresh-from-the garden green beans and cherry tomatoes.

  3. Basil -Buttered Salmon

    Use the leftover basil -and-butter mixture in this recipe to season your favorite cooked vegetables.

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Articles

  1. Basil , Basil , Basil ! 20 Surprising Ways to Use Every Last Leaf!

    Thu, 29 Aug 2013

    Quick, name a recipe you make with basil . If this were Family Feud, you know what ..... remarkable lack of imagination when it comes to basil , one of the most prolific and deliciously ..... number to times I’ve bought a bunch of basil (with fresh pesto in mind, of course

  2. Cooking with Fresh Basil : Herb Garden Tips & Recipes

    Tue, 25 Jun 2013

    Fresh basil ! Yes, I saved the best for last in our series ..... Herb Garden Tips & Recipes .” Why is basil the “best” herb? I’m not sure, I just ..... Nothing says summer like big sprigs of basil , going crazy in your garden. And go crazy

  3. Easy Avocado Basil Pasta: 30-Minute Meal

    Wed, 23 Oct 2013

    busy weeknight, and this one for Avocado Basil Pasta , made with bow ties here, is a real ..... pasta? Pretty good, we’d say. The basil is gone from the garden, but it’s super ..... almost nothing about this recipe for Avocado Basil Pasta that doesn’t make sense. It’s quick

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Videos

  1. How to Make Ribeyes with Chipotle Butter

    Thu, 9 Jun 2011

    shallots, 2 teaspoons of snipped fresh basil , 1-1/2 teaspoons of lime juice, 1 ..... then for garnish, we have some fresh basil and lime wedges, and, of course, we ..... have butter...and the shallots... basil ...a little bit of lime juice

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    butter, 1 tablespoon of finely chopped shallots, 2 teaspoons of snipped fresh basil , 1-1/2 teaspoons of lime juice, 1 teaspoon of finely chopped chipotle peppers, 2 teaspoons of ground cumin, 1 teaspoon of paprika, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of ground white pepper. Then, you'll need a tablespoon of olive oil, a quarter teaspoon of adobo sauce that's from inside the can of the chipotle chillies. And, then for garnish, we have some fresh basil and lime wedges, and, of course, we have 4 gorgeous ribeye steaks. These are about 8 to 10 ounces each. Let's start by making the chipotle butter. You gotta have butter...and the shallots... basil ...a little bit of lime juice...and the chipotle. Now, chipotle is a smoked jalapeno pepper, so if you like jalapenos and you like
    into your steak and then just garnish with a little bit of basil and some lime wedges and there you have it--rib-eye steaks with chipotle butter. Thanks for watching. For more great recipes and savings,
  2. How to Make Sauteed Onion & Tomato Sandwiches

    Mon, 31 Oct 2011

    full lettuce leaves shredded; small fresh basil leaves; 4 ounces of spreadable bread cheese ..... what, I enjoy it and this lovely fresh basil , which gives it this lovely Italian style of taste. That fresh basil goes great with the tomatoes there. That

    Basil found at 0:39, 2:41, 3:39

    sliced, today we're using red tomatoes; full lettuce leaves shredded; small fresh basil leaves; 4 ounces of spreadable bread cheese or tub-style cream cheese, and today we'll using some spreadable bread cheese. So, first things
    sides, but you know what, I enjoy it and this lovely fresh basil , which gives it this lovely Italian style of taste. That fresh basil goes great with the tomatoes there. That's enough. So, on our second side of bread, let's get a little bit of this
    my lovely sandwiches, packed with nice simple but beautiful flavors that the basil , the tomato will really, really well, that kick with the honey mustard, and that lovely creamy bread cheese. Lots of nice textures
  3. How to Make Broiled Crab Legs

    Wed, 8 Jun 2011

    this recipe uses lemon zest and fresh basil to make some absolutely delicious, no ..... unsalted butter, 1 tablespoon of fresh basil snipped. If you don't have fresh, you ..... pop in this delicious melted butter, the basil , the lemon juice and this lovely lemon

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    make broiled crab legs. Now, this recipe uses lemon zest and fresh basil to make some absolutely delicious, no-fuss crab legs. So we have all of our ingredients laid out here. We have 1-1/2 pounds of fresh or frozen you can use crab legs. We've used fresh here, split. Then, we have 3 tablespoons of melted, unsalted butter, 1 tablespoon of fresh basil snipped. If you don't have fresh, you could use dry, but fresh is just the best when you can use. Then, we have 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice and a half teaspoon of finely shredded lemon peel. So, we're going to start by creating our little mixture here so let's just pop in this delicious melted butter, the basil , the lemon juice and this lovely lemon peel and just give this a little toss around, so this is gonna be the
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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Spring Vegetable Quinoa Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

    Thu, 17 Apr 2014

    Spring is in the air with this Spring Vegetable Quinoa Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing! With asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes, and a lemon basil dressing it will make you feel like the sun is shining more and more with every bite

  2. Tomato-Basil Gnocchi Gratin

    Mon, 14 Apr 2014

    This tomato- basil gnocchi gratin is a feel-good comfort food meal that can go from stove to table in about 20 minutes! Because who has the strength

  3. Brown Butter Basil Shortbread

    Mon, 9 Dec 2013

    Jane shortbread with this brown butter basil twist! In the cookie alphabet, shortbread ..... on the cookie tray. But when you have a basil forest growing in your apartment and brown butter ..... having your own private stash of fresh basil in the middle of these wintry days is magical

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How To

  1. How to Make a Hamburger

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    seasoned patties and top them with cheese and basil , then serve on toasted rustic bread or ..... with a slice of mozzarella cheese, fresh basil leaves, and red sweet pepper relish ..... Pepperoni Pizza Burgers Chopped pepperoni and basil give these grilled hamburgers pizza pizzazz

  2. How to Make Guacamole

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    Give guacamole an easy taste twist with colorful additions, such as whole kernel corn and sliced jalapeños. Basil Guacamole Fresh basil gives this Mexican-inspired dip a delicious flavor. Guacamole for One Need a quick snack? Mash a little

  3. How to Make Meat Loaf

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    fresh parsley 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf sage, basil , or oregano, crushed 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 ..... crumbs. Substitute 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard for the sage, basil , or oregano and omit the salt. Substitute 12 ounces lean ground

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