Just because you grow your herbs indoors doesn't mean they are protected from pesky insects. Basil plants grown indoors can be infested with fungus gnats. Although fungus gnats pose no harm to humans or animals, they can severely damage your basil plants. Your basil plants may begin to slow down in their growth, wilt or even die. A simple...
How to Freeze Fresh Basil and Ideas for Using Frozen Basil
How to Freeze Fresh Basil, plus recipes for using frozen basil. (I freeze mine in ice cube trays, then, once frozen, remove from the trays and store in zip lock bags. It's easy to pop a cube into a recipe and they defrost really quick)
Homemade Pesto!! Here is a recipe for some divine Pesto. Here is how you do it. Take 2 cups of wellpacked Basil leaves 1/2 cup of Extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese Almost half a cup of Pinoli nuts (Pine nuts) 3 to 4 Garlic cloves or after personal preference Salt Freshly ground black pepper after your own taste Mix it all well and just pour it over your favourite pasta. Seriously good Photographer: Jan Murtomaa