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Old 10-26-2013, 01:17 PM   #11
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Can you make pesto with your basil bombs?

I haven't done this, so can not speak w/ experience. My guess is yes you can. You are just going on to the next step making pesto.
Why not make some into pesto and some into basil bombs.

Frozen basil/ oil changes color from a deeper green to a yellow green whne frozen. It greens up again when thawed.

Was it in DC I read to use cup cake liners to freeze smaller size pesto portions rather than larger freezer baggie size. Anyway, I did this recent. Great for small serving sizes.


Did you bring the whole pot in? Maybe you can set it out in the day time again for awhile.
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I haven't done this, so can not speak w/ experience. My guess is yes you can. You are just going on to the next step making pesto.
Why not make some into pesto and some into basil bombs.

Frozen basil/ oil changes color from a deeper green to a yellow green whne frozen. It greens up again when thawed.

Was it in DC I read to use cup cake liners to freeze smaller size pesto portions rather than larger freezer baggie size. Anyway, I did this recent. Great for small serving sizes.


Did you bring the whole pot in? Maybe you can set it out in the day time again for awhile.
I want to get this done quickly. Pesto takes longer than basil bombs. I will probably make some pesto and the most of the rest into basil bombs. Thanks for the suggestion of the cupcake liners. I have a couple of silcone muffin tins that I use for freezing stock that I could use.

It has gotten really chilly here. The pot is also large and unwieldy with a 4' plant. It's unseasonably warm not cold for Quebec. We can expect wintry temperatures soon and snow is probably not too far off.
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I've never tried but defrosted. I can't see why not. They are the base of it after all but it would be for immediate use I think taxlady
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I've never tried but defrosted. I can't see why not. They are the base of it after all but it would be for immediate use I think taxlady
Oh yeah, the pesto would be for immediate use, weeks, months after harvest.
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