Fresh basil adds a delightful spark of freshness to all it touches. Here's how to get the most from this flavor powerhouse.
Basil is available in an array of flavors. Here are some popular varieties:
Look for basil that has evenly colored, fresh-looking leaves with no brown spots or signs of wilting.
For a great way to have the flavor of fresh basil on hand anytime you need it, make the basil into pesto and freeze it in an ice cube tray.