What to do with my GreenStalk basil? How I freeze basil: Take 20 leaves and put in food processor add 2 T. olive oil & pulse until chopped finely & all leaves are covered with oil. Put into bags & freeze.
The most beloved herb of summer, basil is the only culinary herb that smells as good as it tastes. For basil lovers, fresh is the only version that will do, because no preservation method adequately captures basil’s seductive flavor and aroma.
Fantastic how-to article for Preserving Herbs including: defining slow vs fast drying types of herbs, freezing herbs, drying herbs, making pestos and vinegars, collecting herb seeds and more. Insightful for me.