Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Nothing like the heady fragrance and taste of summer like fresh basil, even in the middle of winter. Basil is one of those herbs that absolutely will not keep it’s flavor if dried, and the best way to preserve it is in olive oil.