Basil is an easily wilted green vegetable if it’s picked. However, if you want to store basil for a long time you can follow the following method. I will give you a way on how to keep basil fresh for a week or two.
To keep the basil fresh, the first thing to do is trim the basil stem and put it in a jar or glass filled with water like you put a flower piece. Then, cover with a plastic bag and stay on the table. Not only can try to keep basil but you can try some other herbs like parsley and cilantro.
Basil leaves cannot be stored in the refrigerator for a long time because it can cause the leaves to turn black. So, the best way to store basil to keep it fresh is the way I mentioned above.
Way on how to store this fresh basil can make them last up to a week or even more than a week. For the best results, always replace the water in the bottle if it has changed.
What do you think? Do you often store basil like this?
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