Recipes and Posts Tagged basil

Italian Seasoning

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Prepared Italian Seasoning is used for 100s of recipes, but most commonly used to make tomato pizza and pasta sauce, soups, and salad dressings. You can reduce salt and sodium in your diet by using herbs and spices. No two brands of Italian seasoning are alike. Some use oregano, others ...

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Drying Fresh Herbs

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Fresh Parsley

Whether you grow your own herbs or buy them from a farmers market or supermarket, you can easily dry herbs to reduce waste, have herbs for winter months when fresh herbs are not available, or for recipes calling for dried herbs. Most herbs available dried from a store can be ... more

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Homemade Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto


Most Americans associate Basil Pesto with pasta or pizza. Pesto is a sauce like tomato and Alfredo sauce, and can be used in a variety of ways to flavor soups or stews, spread on toasted bread, add a rich basil flavor to grilled chicken and fish and much more. A ...

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Homemade Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Tomato Meat Sauce (Ragu)


Tomato sauce is a relatively recent addition to the Italian culinary scene. For hundreds of years after the tomato was introduced to Europeans it was considered poisonous. Today, some individuals classify the tomato as a super food. How times have changed. Although this recipe is for tomato meat sauce the meat ...

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