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How to Freeze Fresh Basil and Ideas for Using Frozen Basil

For years and years I've been trimming my garden basil, freezing it, and then using the basil all winter in soup, stew, and pasta sauce, and this post has all my tips for successfully freezing basil. [from KalynsKitchen.com]

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from The WHOot

Herbs In Oil Ensure A Continual Fresh Stash

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from The Yummy Life

Classic Basil Pesto

PESTO! Easy step-by-step instructions for making and freezing it. Recipe at TheYummyLife.com

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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.

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from eBay

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

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Freeze Basil "Pluck the whole leaves and set them in a small paper cup, fill with water until the herb is submerged, then freeze. When frozen solid, pop the block of ice with the embedded herbs out of the paper cup and into a ziplock bag. The herbs, once the ice melts will be fresh and ready to use."

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from About.com Food

Never Waste Fresh Basil Again - Preserving Basil

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

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