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Basil Leaf, Sweet

Frontier Basil Leaf, Sweet C/S, Domestic 0.48 oz. Bottle Frontier Basil Leaf, Sweet C/S, Domestic 0.48 oz. Bottle (Ocimum basilicum)
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Frontier Basil Leaf, Sweet C/S, Domestic 0.48 oz. Bottle
Frontier Basil Leaf, Sweet C/S, Domestic 0.48 oz. Bottle
Size: 0.48 oz.
Price: $4.59 $3.90 SALE!!
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L.
Product Notes: A warm, sweet, mildly peppery spice for seasoning tomatoes, dressings, sauces and soups. Basil enhances soups, marinades and salad dressings. Its special affinity for tomatoes makes it indispensable in pizza, pasta sauces and other Italian dishes. To maintain its fresh flavor, add basil near the end of cooking time. Add a teaspoon per cup to tomato sauce.
Origin: Egypt
Kosher: KSA Certified
Common Name: Basil, Sweet
Plant Part: Leaf
Bar Code: 0-89836-18425-2
0.48 oz. Bottle $4.59
$3.90
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Frontier Bulk Basil Leaf Flakes, 1 lb. package Frontier Bulk Basil Leaf Flakes, 1 lb. package (Ocimum basilicum)
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Frontier Bulk Basil Leaf Flakes, 1 lb. package
Frontier Bulk Basil Leaf Flakes, 1 lb. package
Size: 1 lb
Price: $12.00
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L.
Product Notes: Sweet basil for adding warm yet spicy fresh flavor to pastas, soups, pizzas and dressings.
Origin: Egypt
Kosher: KSA Certified
Common Name: Basil, Sweet
Plant Part: Leaf
Bar Code: 0-89836-00105-4
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Frontier Basil Leaf, Sweet Cut & Sifted ORGANIC Frontier Basil Leaf, Sweet Cut & Sifted ORGANIC (Ocimum basilicum)
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Frontier Basil Leaf, Sweet Cut & Sifted ORGANIC
Frontier Basil Leaf, Sweet Cut & Sifted ORGANIC
Size: 0.56 oz.
Price: $5.19 $4.41 SALE!!
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Suggested Uses: Very popular in Italian and American kitchens, basil is also prominent in French cuisine-- where it's an essential ingredient in the blends fines herbs and herbs de Provence. You'll also find it in recipes from the Mediterranean (like pesto, which highlights the spice), Thailand, Vietnam, China, and Taiwan. Basil is a customary seasoning in tomato-based sauces, juices, and dressings. It blends well with oregano for pizza sauce, and with other seasonings, especially lemon, garlic, and thyme.
Product Notes: The warm, sweet flavor of basil enhances soups, marinades and salad dressings. It’s indispensable in pizza, pasta sauces and other Italian dishes. To maintain its fresh flavor, add basil near the end of cooking time. Add a teaspoon per cup to tomato sauce.
Origin: Egypt
Organic: QAI Certified Organic
Kosher: KSA Certified
Common Name: Basil, Sweet
Plant Part: Leaf
Bar Code: 0-89836-18304-0
0.56 oz. Bottle $5.19
$4.41
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Frontier Bulk Basil Leaf, Cut & Sifted, ORGANIC, 1 lb. package Frontier Bulk Basil Leaf, Cut & Sifted, ORGANIC, 1 lb. package (Ocimum basilicum)
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Frontier Bulk Basil Leaf, Cut & Sifted, ORGANIC, 1 lb. package
Frontier Bulk Basil Leaf, Cut & Sifted, ORGANIC, 1 lb. package
Size: 1 lb
Price: $21.00
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Suggested Uses: Very popular in Italian and American kitchens, basil is also prominent in French cuisine-- where it's an essential ingredient in the blends fines herbs and herbs de Provence. You'll also find it in recipes from the Mediterranean (like pesto, which highlights the spice), Thailand, Vietnam, China, and Taiwan. Basil is a customary seasoning in tomato-based sauces, juices, and dressings. It blends well with oregano for pizza sauce, and with other seasonings, especially lemon, garlic, and thyme.
Product Notes: Organic basil, with a warm, sweet flavor for enhancing pastas, soups, pizzas and dressings.
Origin: Egypt
Organic: QAI Certified Organic
Kosher: KSA Certified
Common Name: Basil, Sweet
Plant Part: Leaf
Bar Code: 0-89836-00355-3
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A lovely member of the mint family with a mildly peppery taste, a hint of clove and mint, basil is at the same time spicy and sweet, warm and fresh.

Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum L. , Ocimum basilicum

basilThere are over twelve varieties of Basil grown for culinary use, the most common of these is Ocimum basilicum. ("Basileus" is Greek for "king") Alternative names include herb royale, St. Joseph's wort, and sweet basil. Basil is an annual, herbaceous plant with greenish or whitish flowers, the leaves range in color from dark to light greens (and even purplish hues) with a grayish-green underside. These leaves turn dark quickly after they've been cut, so fast drying at low temperatures is important to preserve color and flavor.

A fresh green color, strong sweet flavor and high volatile oil content indicate quality dried basil. Wildly popular in ethnic and American kitchens, basil's warm, sweet, mildly minty/peppery flavor is enjoyed with vegetables (especially tomatoes), in dressings and sauces, soups and stews, and with meats, beans, and grains. It's even earned a place next to oregano on pizzas.

Depending upon the culture, basil has historically been both revered and reviled. In Italy, where it's a symbol of love, a sprig of basil in the hair of a man announced his intentions to wed his sweetheart; a pot of basil on her balcony indicated her willingness. In India, basil was a symbol of hospitality, and it was often given as a gift. Hindus were buried with a leaf of sacred basil, Ocimum sanctum, on their breast. Basil is also said to have been found near Christ's tomb, hence the European custom of placing it in the hands of the dead to insure a safe journey to heaven. On the other hand, the Greeks believed that basil's aroma could drive one insane, and in the Middle Ages people believed that scorpions bred under pots of basil rendered the brain of anyone who ate the savory herb susceptible to scorpions! Ancient Greeks and Romans were convinced that shouting and cursing were prerequisites during the sowing of basil seed, to insure a good crop. (In fact, the French idiom "sowing the basil" means raving.) Sweet basil is the name for the common cooking basil, though there are several kinds of basil, sweet basil is the most common in culinary use. It is very popular in Italian and American kitchens, but Basil is also prominent in French cuisine-- where it's an essential ingredient in the blends Fines Herbs and Herbs de Provence. You'll also find it in recipes from the Mediterranean, Thailand, Vietnam, China, and Taiwan.

Sweet BasilBasil is a customary seasoning in tomato-based sauces, juices, and pesto. It blends well with oregano for pizza sauce, and with other seasonings, especially lemon, garlic, and thyme.

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Try basil with fish, poultry, beans, pasta, rice, eggs, and vegetables like zucchini, eggplant, potatoes, carrots, cauliflower, and spinach.
- Use it in soups, stews, vinegars, and salad dressings (or sprinkle it directly on salads).
- Lay fresh leaves of basil over sliced fresh or buffalo mozzarella and drizzle with olive oil for a quick, light salad.

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Easy Potatoes Niçoise 20 min 55 min
Moderate Stuffed Clam Shells Areganata 30 min 20 min
Easy Vegan Veggie Quiche 10 min 60-75 min
Breads
Easy Basil Shortcakes 10 min 8-12 min
Moderate Herb Wheat Rolls 30 min 10-12 min
Breakfast & Brunch
Easy Basil Shortcakes 10 min 8-12 min
Easy Dried Tomato Frittata 10 min 8-10 min
Moderate Mushroom-Leek Frittata 1 hr 70-75 min
Moderate Sammy's Spicy Tempeh Sausages 15 min 10-15 min
Easy Tofu Scramble 5 min 10 min
Easy Vegan Veggie Quiche 10 min 60-75 min
Desserts
Easy Basil Shortcakes 10 min 8-12 min
Dressings & Dips
Easy Annatto Oil 15 min
Easy Eggplant Dip 15 min 45 min
Easy Pesto Sauce 10 min
Main Dishes
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Easy Angie's Italian Beef 10 min 90-120 min
Easy Beef Brisket 10 min 8-10 hrs
Easy Braised Seitan with Brussels, Kale, Sun-Dried Tomatoes 20 min 30 min
Easy Cheesy Lasagna 25 min 50 min
Moderate Chicken (or Veal) Parmesan 15-20 min 60 min
Moderate Chicken Breasts Alfredo 15-20 min 30-40 min
Moderate Chicken Vesuvio 15 min 20 min
Easy Grilled Herb Chicken 15 min 1 1/2 hrs
Moderate Herbed Chicken on Vegetables and Rice 30 min 65 min
Moderate Italian Meat Loaf 10-15 min 35-45 min
Moderate Italian Meatballs and Noodles 10 min 30 min
Easy Italian Steak Sandwich 15 min 15 min
Easy Joan's Chicken in a Pot 10-15 min 2 1/2-10 hrs
Moderate Macarrones Verde 10 min 45-50 min
Easy Penne with Tomato and Herbs 10 min 40 min
Easy Pepper Marinated Barbecued Chicken 10 min 30 min
Easy Peppery Tuna Salad 5 min
Easy Potatoes Niçoise 20 min 55 min
Easy Spaghetti and Neat Balls 10 min 20 min
Moderate Stuffed Clam Shells Areganata 30 min 20 min
Moderate Stuffed Steaks 20 min 10 min
Easy Tempeh Sloppy Joes with a Twist 10 min 17-19 min
Moderate Thai Rice Croquettes with Udon Noodles with Peanut Sauce 30 min 1 1/2 hrs
Easy Tim and Jan's Meatball Supreme 30 min 75 min
Moderate Turkey Meatballs with Vodka Sauce 30 min 50 min
Moderate Unemployed Shepherd's Pie 15 min 70 min
Salads
Easy Fusilli Fanfare 10 min
Easy Pasta Salad 10 min 10 min
Easy Peppery Tuna Salad 5 min
Easy Tuscan Tomato Salad 15 min 2 min
Easy Vegetable Fresca 20 min
Sauces & Marinades
Easy Better Barbeque Sauce 20 min 40 min
Easy Blender Tomato Sauce 5 min 2 hr
Easy Classic Marinara Sauce 10 min 65 min
Easy Easy Pizza Sauce Your Kids Will Make 5 min
Moderate Fancy Tomato Sauce 40 min 40 min
Easy Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce 10-15 min 25-30 min
Moderate Herb Bouquet 15 min 2 hr
Easy Lemon Marinade 15 min
Moderate Pasta Sauce Raphael 15 min 2 hr
Easy Pesto Sauce 10 min
Easy Rich Red Sauce 5 min 20 min
Easy Roasted Tomato Sauce 15 min 90 min
Easy Southeast Asian Sauce 15 min
Moderate Tomato-Lentil Pasta Sauce 5-10 min 1 hr
Side Dishes
Easy Basque Red Beans 15 min 2-2 1/2 hr
Moderate Cornbread-Stuffed Squash 30 min 30 min
Easy Herbed Green Beans 5-10 min 10 min
Easy Hoppin John 10 min 10 min
Easy One-Step Artichokes 10 min 40 min
Easy Pasta with Garlic and White Beans 10 min 30 min
Easy Potatoes Niçoise 20 min 55 min
Moderate Sammy's Spicy Tempeh Sausages 15 min 10-15 min
Easy Sautéed Zucchini and Tomatoes 5-10 min 10-15 min
Easy Seasoned Green Beans 5 min 15 min
Soups & Chili
Easy Eggplant and Chickpea Stew 15 min 25-30 min
Easy Green Pea Soup 15 min 15-20 min
Easy Grilled Gazpacho 20 min 20 min
Moderate Potato-Corn Chowder 1 hr 2 hrs
Easy Sop Soup 10 min 20 min
Easy Split Pea Ham Soup 30 min 4-9 hrs
Easy Three Bean Chili 10 min 40 min
Easy Tomato Bisque 20 min 1 hr
Easy Vegan Italian Wedding Soup 10 min 35 min
Easy Watermelon Gazpacho 15 min
Vegetarian Main Dishes
Easy 4-Herbed Pesto 5 min 15 min
Easy Braised Seitan with Brussels, Kale, Sun-Dried Tomatoes 20 min 30 min
Easy Cheesy Lasagna 25 min 50 min
Easy Eggplant and Chickpea Stew 15 min 25-30 min
Easy Hoppin John 10 min 10 min
Moderate Italian Tempeh Sausage 20-25 min 1 hr
Moderate Mushroom-Leek Frittata 1 hr 70-75 min
Easy Pasta with Garlic and White Beans 10 min 30 min
Easy Penne with Tomato and Herbs 10 min 40 min
Easy Potatoes Niçoise 20 min 55 min
Easy Spaghetti and Neat Balls 10 min 20 min
Moderate Stuffed Clam Shells Areganata 30 min 20 min
Moderate Thai Rice Croquettes with Udon Noodles with Peanut Sauce 30 min 1 1/2 hrs
Easy Tofu Scramble 5 min 10 min
Moderate Unemployed Shepherd's Pie 15 min 70 min
Easy Vegan Veggie Quiche 10 min 60-75 min
Moderate Very Veggie Pizza 25 min 40 min

Native to Southeast Asia and Northeast Africa, most of the basil used in the U.S. comes from three sources: Egypt, France, and California. Clean, with uniform size, California basil has a good color and sweet flavor. French basil is usually darker, with a slightly sweeter flavor. And Egyptian basil has a taste that's a bit mintier than domestic or French basil.

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