What to do with Extra Basil

The basil in my garden has been doing extremely well.  Even after giving away bowls full of basils, I still have more basil than I needed.  So last week, after some gardening, I decided to freeze some basil for future uses.

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Option One:: Freeze basil leaves in cubes of water.  This way, whenever you want fresh basil, you can just defrost a cube of ice.

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Option Two:: Puree basil in olive oil and freeze in ice tray.  This is great when you want to make pesto sauce or any other basil based sauce.

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There are many options but I find these two options to be the simplest.

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