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I love using fresh basil. Tried to grow it from seed...had no luck. When I buy it from the store I usually end up throwing out half the package. I hate waste!!
When I bought fresh basil this time I noticed that it looked like it was cuttings from a plant. I got out a couple of little vases and put the basil cutting in water. In a few days they sprouted roots!! In to a pot they will go!

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I am going to try this with other herb cutting I find at the grocery store. Good luck with your own herbs and happy, healthy cooking! emoticon
- Submitted by KATWOMAN234 3/12/2011 in Cooking | 2 Comments
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LATTE1967 3/12/2011 12:13:00 PM

    I never would have thought of that! Thanks for the tip!
DUMBELLE 3/17/2011 4:48:00 PM

    I have tried everything to get basil to grow. Thank you so much for the tip!!!!!!!

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