Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Basil and a Kicky New 'Do

 Last night I went outside to pinch off the flowering tips of the basil. They were so fragrant, I couldn't help but plop the sweet ends into a vase on the kitchen counter. Now, each time I pass by the herb cuttings, I start dreaming of a Caprese salad. And, the tomatoes are almost ready to make my culinary dreaming come true! Add the basil, slices of mozzarella, a little balsamic, olive oil, salt and pepper ... Mmmm.


While I was out herb snipping, Pops snapped a few pics on his own. I'm thinking basil also makes a nice backdrop to showcase a new snappy haircut, don't you agree?

6 comments:

  1. yes, yes! fresh basil AND a fresh (very adorable) haircut!

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  2. So cute!! the basil is great, but I love the hair!!!

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  3. Your hair looks great! Isn't it the best feeling to have freshly cut ends? Your garden is just lovely too :)

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  4. Oh, I can smell it even now! I too love basil!!!!(eating and smelling) Just stick bunches in your apron pocket and you can smell it's sweetness all day as you go about your home duties. I have a grandly delicious recipe, called Green Goddess Dressing, which uses fresh basil. It is heavenly if I may say so myself. I would be glad to share the recipe if you would like.
    Your 'do' looks very becoming.

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  5. Anna, you look so pretty! And your garden is lush! So if you regularly pinch off the flowers on basil, do they continue to grow in more?

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