Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Freezing Basil with Parmesan Cheese

In this video, Rita uses fresh basil and Parmesan cheese to make a tasty seasoning to use on vegetables, soups or pizza.

Basil is an annual that can be grown in almost any climate. Often paired with tomatoes and cheese, basils bright green color is a wonderful addition to many dishes. Basel has a bit of a licorice flavor but its varietals a grown for hints of lemon, cinnamon or anise.

Freezing basil is a great way to stretch its flavor out and enjoy a harvest long in to the winter months. Paired with Parmigiano Reggiano this basil mix will add a great flavor to many dishes.

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