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Homegrown/Homemade: Thai-Style Stir-Fried Chicken and Basil

Danielle Sherry, Sarah Breckenridge, and Robyn Doyon-Aitken. Videography by Gary Junken. Edited by Cari Delahanty
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Welcome to Homegrown/Homemade. I’m a cook who needs some help in the garden and Fine Gardening‘s Danielle Sherry is a gardener who needs some help in the kitchen. We’ve teamed up to show gardeners and cooks of all skill levels how get the most out of their crops from seed to plate.

In this installment, Danielle and I take on basil.

Recipe Demo: Thai-Style Stir-Fried Chicken and Basil
Ever notice how fresh, fragrant basil loses all its flavor and aroma when heated? Heat and basil don’t mix. But, I’ve got a stir-fry recipe for basil-lovers like Danielle that retains those strong notes of anise and licorice flavor Thai basil is famous for, and since we’ll add it at the very end, the flavor and fragrance isn’t compromised a bit.

Other episodes about basil
How to Plant Basil How to Prune and Harvest Basil
Episode One: How to Plant Basil   Episode Two: How to Prune and Harvest Basil
Classic Basil Pesto Thai-Style Stir-Fried Chicken and Basil
Recipe: Classic Basil Pesto   Recipe: Thai-Style Stir-Fried Chicken and Basil

For more on growing basil, visit our sister site VegetableGardener.com.

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