Learn about this bright, fresh addition to tomato salads, pasta sauces, stir-fries, and other dishes. In this video, you’ll see when to add basil to cooked dishes to preserve the herb’s fresh taste. You’ll get a great tip for quickly slicing and dicing basil leaves and advice on storing fresh basil in the refrigerator or freezer. You’ll also learn when to reach for dry basil instead of fresh basil and get conversion amounts when you need to substitute one for the other. Watch the video, then see our complete collection of basil recipes.