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Ricotta and Braised Leek Crostini

Serious Eats Lauren Rothman Post a comment

Soft braised leeks are accented with basil and rounded out with ricotta cheese for these simple, summery crostini. More

How to Make the Best Pesto

Daniel Gritzer 42 comments

Tradition says all sorts of things are necessary to make good pesto, from (pricey) Ligurian olive oil to pecorino sardo—not romano—cheese. What's the truth to all this? We put pesto dogma to the test. More

The Best Pesto

Serious Eats Daniel Gritzer 6 comments

This pesto sauce, through rounds and rounds of testing, has been honed to the perfect ratio, ingredients, and method. And while a mortar and pestle is a bit of work, the superior sauce it produces compared to a food processor can't be argued. This is the true, best pesto. Using a food processor, this ratio of ingredients will still produce a great sauce. More

Hey Chef, What Can I Do With Basil?

Jacqueline Raposo 10 comments

This summer herb is good for way more than just pesto. What else can you do with basil? How do pickles, ice cream, and pasta dough sound? More

Summer Bean Salads: Chickpea Salad With Pepperoni, Parmesan, and Basil

Jennifer Olvera Post a comment

Chickpeas go a bit rogue in this pepperoni, lemon zest, and Parmesan-stippled salad—the perfect option for an oven-free, summertime side. More

Chickpea Salad With Pepperoni, Parmesan, and Basil

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 5 comments

Chickpeas go a bit rogue in this pepperoni, lemon zest, and Parmesan-stippled salad—the perfect option for an oven-free, summertime side. More

Juicy Turkey Burgers With Sautéed Tomatoes, Basil, and Ricotta

Serious Eats Yasmin Fahr Post a comment

These quick and tender turkey burgers are packed with flavor, including a topping of pan-sautéed tomatoes, melted shallots, ricotta cheese, and basil. They're a delicious 30-minute meal. More

Grilled Pizza With Grilled Tomatoes, Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Marcona Almonds

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 1 comment

I know I'm committing a grave seasonal recipe faux pas here by combining a spring ingredient (we're in the middle of asparagus season!) with a late summer product, but dammit, we've gotten so good at cherry tomatoes that they're sweet and flavorful pretty much all year round. More

For a Light Summer Dinner, Try Pan-Fried Whitefish With Corn, Avocado, and Basil Relish

Sunday Supper Jennifer Olvera Post a comment

Pan-fried whitefish is the perfect blank canvas for a medley of fresh and bright summer flavors: sweet corn, red onion, avocado, tomatoes, and basil, all tossed in a bright lime vinaigrette. The resulting dish—quick and easy to prepare—is full of flavor and color, texture and tang. More

Pan-Fried Whitefish With Corn, Avocado, Lime and Basil Relish

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 3 comments

Pan-fried whitefish is the perfect blank canvas for a medley of fresh and bright summer flavors: sweet corn, red onion, avocado, tomatoes, and basil, all tossed in a bright lime vinaigrette. The resulting dish—quick and easy to prepare—is full of flavor and color, texture and tang. More

Basil Cranberry Julep

Serious Eats Nick Caruana Post a comment

It's easy to get friendly with mezcal when you're drinking this refreshing cranberry and basil-flavored spin on a classic julep. More

Oven-Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad

Jennifer Olvera 2 comments

Oven-roasted tomatoes get sweetness and depth from maple syrup and balsamic vinegar in this winter-friendly twist on traditional caprese salad. More

Oven-Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 9 comments

Oven-roasted tomatoes get sweetness and depth from maple syrup and balsamic vinegar in this winter-friendly twist on traditional caprese salad. More

From the Juicer: Asian Pear, Basil and Lemon Juice

Drinks Carolyn Cope Post a comment

This juice combines the delicate, floral sweetness of Asian pear with sophisticated, complex basil and a generous splash of bright, tart lemon. A little bit of celery brings it all together for a smooth finish. It's interesting without being too crazy, as evidenced by the fact that my two pre-teen taste testers not only didn't roll their eyes at it but seemed to genuinely enjoy it. More

Asian Pear, Basil, and Lemon Juice

Serious Eats Carolyn Cope Post a comment

Asian pear lends a delicate, floral sweetness to this light and refreshing juice, while the lemon and basil chat with each other in little bursts of excitement. More

Poached Eggs With Corn, Chorizo, Basil, and Brioche Croutons

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

Tender poached eggs served with a ragout of corn, chorizo, scallions, and basil, and topped with brioche croutons toasted in chorizo oil. More

Spicy Thai Tofu With Spinach, Basil, and Peanuts From 'Everyday Thai Cooking'

Cook the Book Kate Williams 3 comments

This simple stir-fry combines Thai staples—fish sauce, palm sugar, lime juice, and peanuts—with easy-to-find ingredients—spinach, tofu, basil—for a spicy, crunchy, vegetarian main that comes together faster than you can cook a pot of rice. More

Spicy Thai Tofu With Spinach, Basil, and Peanuts From 'Everyday Thai Cooking'

Serious Eats Kate Williams Post a comment

This simple stir-fry combines Thai staples—fish sauce, palm sugar, lime juice, and peanuts—with easy-to-find ingredients—spinach, tofu, basil—for a spicy, crunchy, vegetarian main that comes together faster than you can cook a pot of rice. More

Tomato Gin Cobbler with Peaches and Basil

Serious Eats Autumn Giles Post a comment

Playing with a handful of ingredients that can walk the line between sweet and savory, this drink is a total crowd-pleaser. It starts with muddling juicy peaches and fresh basil, then adding a pour of London dry gin blended with beefsteak tomatoes. More

Peanut Chicken and Chinese Egg Noodles with Baby Bok Choy and Baby Corn

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 1 comment

Soothing, silky chicken in peanut sauce is served atop Chinese egg noodles with baby bok choy and baby corn. More

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