Tag: basil

Tomato, Basil and Fresh Mozzarella Tart

Tomato, Basil and Fresh Mozzarella Tart

With a super easy press-in crust, glistening jewel-hued tomatoes and lots of fresh basil, this tart makes a beautiful breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Lemon Basil Buttermilk Dressing

Lemon Basil Buttermilk Dressing

A thousand times better than boring ranch, this dressing is the perfect way to add pizzazz to salads.

Basil Oil

Basil Oil

After lunch this past Sunday, Scott asked the question I wait for each year at this time. “Hey, wanna run over to Home Depot? I noticed, when I was there on Friday, that they got their first shipment of fresh herbs in. Let’s check it out!” Let’s just say there was […]

How to Grow Pest-Free, Healthy Basil

How to Grow Pest-Free, Healthy Basil

How to Grow Pest-Free, Healthy Basil You know the scenario …… You carefully purchased the best potting soil money can buy, you even bought a brand new pot to plant your beloved baby basil plants in the pot color even matches your house, for cryin’ out loud. You put […]

Sweet Basil Vinaigrette

Sweet Basil Vinaigrette

My husband Scott, has the greenest thumb ever. Don’t believe me? Check it out. We rooted a few tiny basil plants in early May. They sure didn’t stay that way long. This is how they look now, despite me helping myself to these delicious green leaves […]

Mint Basil Syrup

Mint Basil Syrup

I may have finally redeemed myself thanks to this Mint Basil Syrup. You notice I used the word “may” ………. For the last twenty or more years, ever since I started a love affair with fresh herbs, there’s been a (mostly) unspoken battle going on between […]