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Sdebusk

Sandy, Utah

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Reviewed Italian Lemonade

Jul 2, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The basil syrup recipe is flawed. Boiling basil leaves doesn't extract much flavor in itself; I tried this and it was a bust. In order to get a rich basil flavor, you must muddle the basil leaves. Crushing the leaves releases the oils, and, as a result, the flavor. "

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