Basil is my favorite herb, and I find myself putting it in every dish I can. There are just so many things to love about it, the taste, the smell (like foodie candy) and the color. I could go on and on.
Now, when it comes to harvesting basil it’s pretty simple, but here are my quick and easy tips..
Interesting Facts about Basil:
- Basil can’t be stored below 45F.
- Unless you’re using your basil in a pesto, it’s best to rough chop it to prevent bruising.
- When adding basil to a cooked dish, add it at the end.
- Basil is an annual and will keep blooming throughout the summer season.