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Tonight was our first taste of the fresh basil we have been fondly growing in our garden. (ie: flower pot on our patio)

I made homemade pesto served over pasta. We served this with grilled chicken, zucchini, tomatoes (also topped with basil) and mushrooms.

For dessert? A bowl of ripened warm strawberries with chopped basil. (I'm very particular about warm strawberries, they are always so much more delicious warm.)

Best summer meal ever made even more delicious by tons of basil. Also by grilling out of doors in the fresh air and lovely weather.

Hope your evening was just as magical - if not just as full of fresh herbs.
 
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