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When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemon Basil Coolers.

I tell myself not to let anything stand in the way of achieving my dreams. I tell myself that I am courageous and intelligent and beautiful. I tell myself that no matter what happens, I still get to choose to … Continue reading

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Simplicity and Caprese.

I wish everything in life were as simple as Caprese. The garden tomatoes are ripe and bursting with flavor. The basil plants are filling out more and more each day — offering sweet, spicy leaves. Add some fresh mozzarella and … Continue reading

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Yellow Cherry Tomatoes and Pesto

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Last year I planted basil in pots on my patio. This was a mistake. The plants limped along all summer long producing a mediocre amount of leaves. I watered them, loved them, and encouraged them, but ultimately I think they … Continue reading

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