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 -Lemon Shrimp Linguine

    Basil , considered to be a royal herb in ancient Greece, provides color and flavor to this quick seafood and pasta recipe.

  3. Basil -Buttered Salmon

    Looking for a quick and healthy diabetic entree? Prepare this seafood dish in less than 30 minutes. Use the leftover basil -and-butter mixture to season your favorite cooked vegetables.

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Articles

  1. Easy Herb-Inspired Cocktail: Gin with Basil and Lime

    Fri, 1 Aug 2014

    t forget about herbs such as mint and basil . Farmer’s markets and grocery stores usually ..... this wildly delicious gin, lime, and basil cocktail. This drink is one of my all-time ..... result. In years past, I’ve made a basil simple syrup that gives the cocktail a nice

  2. 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

  3. 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

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Videos

  1. Avocado Basil Pasta

    Wed, 6 Aug 2014

    This quick and easy pasta dish is the perfect summer meal. Featuring bright basil , lemon juice, and summer favorite avocado it’s a fresh dish great for picnics, potlucks, or a weeknight dinner.

  2. 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

    Basil found at 0:29, 3:42

    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,
  3. 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
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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Italian Tomato-Basil Stuffed Zucchini

    Mon, 11 Aug 2014

    Italian Tomato- Basil Stuffed Zucchini is a light, low-carb summer dinner. Easy and ..... couple of weeks including Italian Tomato- Basil Stuffed Zucchini from my Mom. They were so ..... Italian sausage mixed with fresh tomato and basil , then piled high with shredded mozzarella cheese and broiled until

  2. Pasta with Basil Yogurt Sauce

    Wed, 31 Jul 2013

    are part of dishes like this Pasta with Basil Yogurt Sauce, even better!!! Yes, a yogurt ..... 1 serving Dishes like this Pasta with Basil Yogurt Sauce are a delicious and nutritious ..... managing lactose intolerance. Pasta with Basil Yogurt Sauce Ingredients 1 lb. rigatoni

  3. White Fish with Lime Basil Pesto

    Wed, 22 May 2013

    bass fillets (or other white fish) Salt and pepper to taste Pam Mix basil , parm, lime juice and zest, oil, garlic and salt in a food processor ..... per side or until done. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve with basil blend.

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How To

  1. How to Make a Hamburger

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    well-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 1-1 ..... 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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