Fresh Basil - 8 Uses for Basil

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As we drift into the last days of summer, my garden is working overtime. My tiny, fresh basil plants that nearly drowned in the thunderstorms before I could plant my herb garden are now as vibrant and bushy as the tomato plants. With so much fresh basil on hand, I am finding many great uses for the basil leaves.

Here are eight of the things I've done with fresh basil this summer -

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Fresh Basil - 8 Uses

Useful Links

Classic Basil Pesto from Saveur.com

A Settebello Margherita Pizza in action

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken from Cooking Light

Cool ice cube trays from IKEA.com

What's your favorite fresh basil recipe?

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