Pairs nicely with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella. Combine with oregano, parsley, and thyme for a great all-purpose blend. Stir in pasta sauce for additional flavor. Also popular in Thai style cooking. The flavor of basil is best released crushed in your hand or with a mortar and pestle before adding to food. Store in a cool, dark, dry place for optimal flavor.
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Great mixed with Oregano
An essential for Italian cooking and beyond, Member’s Mark™ Basil is a must-have pantry staple. Primarily sourced from Egypt, Basil is actually a member of the mint family. Aromatic basil pairs especially well with tomatoes. Basil is an ingredient in Italian seasoning and complements oregano, thyme, and garlic. There are so many uses for basil. Not only is it an essential ingredient for Italian cooking, but it’s a tasty addition to salads, soups, dressings, sauces, and more. Use it on a classic tomato and mozzarella salad. Combine it with oregano, parsley, and thyme for a great all-purpose blend. Stir basil into in pasta sauce for an additional delicious flavor. The flavor of basil is best released crushed in your hand or with a mortar and pestle before adding to food. Store in a cool, dark, dry place for optimal flavor. This Member’s Mark™ Basil comes in a large size, so you’ll have plenty around. Dried basil is more concentrated than fresh basil, so when you use dried basil in a recipe that suggests fresh basil, use only one-third of the amount speicifed. The rule of thumb is – 1 tsp dried basil = 1 tbsp fresh basil. Italian cooking isn’t complete without this must-have pantry staple!