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Basil pesto

Posted by ymn1 7 (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 11, 11 at 20:45

Hi, I was wondering if you grind up the leaves and stems when making pesto or if you use only the basil leaves. If you have a good recipe, please post. Thanks!


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RE: Basil pesto

Leaves only. And preferably the most tender leaves picked before flowering.

Here's an old thread with a lot of information on pesto and preservation.

Carol

Here is a link that might be useful: Preserving Pesto


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