The best way to keep cut basil is not in the refrigerator because it doesn't like cold. A better idea is to keep the stems in a glass
vase filled with water. It's a beautiful way to store your basil! To learn more about growing basil, visit
Monterey Bay Aquarium Cooking for Solutions 2011
P. Allen Smith joins a team of talented chefs and supporters of sustainable cuisine at the tenth Cooking for Solutions celebration May 20-22, 2011.
For more information and to purchase tickets for the three-day festival, visit the
Monterey Bay Aquarium website.