Making Basil Pesto

Basil is one of my favorite herbs. It's versatile and easy-to-grow. I've had one or more plants growing in a container on my patio for the past 7 or 8 years. One of the best ways to keep the basil plant flourishing is to use a lot of it. Basil thrives when its leaves and stems are continually plucked and clipped. Pesto is a delicious, healthy way to use lots of basil at once. About every two … [Read more...]