Cutting your Herbs~Tutorial: How to cut herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from this cut.
This is the best vinaigrette you'll ever have. Loaded with garlic, herbs plus honey, dijon, and a little bit of a secret ingredient..it elicits raves from all who try it. Dump all the ingredients in a clean, empty jar with a lid, and shake.