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Regularly remove the flower spikes of basil to encourage the plants to continue to produce leaves.
Simply Beyond also sells other spray-on products, featuring flavors such as basil, cilantro, garlic, cinnamon, and gingerbread.
Try the Red Basil (Deep Eddy Ruby Red Grapefruit vodka, basil grapefruit juice, lime and club soda) or the Vieux Carre (Bulleit Rye, cognac, sweet vermouth, bitters and Benedictine).
Top with cilantro, red onion, Thai basil, and green onions, as desired.
For her main course, Rihanna ordered the Tomato Basil Tufoli pasta with San Marzano tomato sugo, basil, and parmigiano reggiano, as well as the Tagliatelle alla Bolognese.
The crisp crust, smeared with basil pesto, was laden with cherry tomatoes, squash, scallions, sweet peppers and cheddar cheese.
Place a few pieces of each veggie and the basil into the center of the rice paper, followed by a pinch of salt.
Have a seat, then proceed with ordering the Penn’s Woods, made with the brand’s signature Bluecoat Gin and an herby concoction of dill, basil, coriander, and lemon juice.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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