Sunday, May 4, 2008

Wild basil?


Bob and I spent a day at the river (yes, again) and while walking out on the rocks ledge I spotted these plants. I thought they looked like basil but I was unsure. I picked the leafs and boy, sure enough they smelled like basil. Does any one know if basil grows wild and if so can you use it to cook with? Kind of a cool little find on todays fun day out :) And yes, "I" caught the first fish of the season. heehheheheheehheeee :)

6 comments:

Leah Stone Art said...

That looks like some healthy basil. What a find.:)

I didn't know you were a fisherwoman. That'ss great! Hope it was a big fish!

Kim Hardt Originals said...

Hey Janell, I have never heard of wild basil. I do love to cook with it. I have this bread that I love to make and it calls for basil. It is a wonderful herb.

Maybe google it and see if you get any results.

Congrats on the first fish. I love to fish. Haven't been in years though. Do you have a picture of your trophy?

Happy Monday!

Marie Patterson Studio said...

Sure looks like basil to me, but never heard of it growing wild.....maybe the herb fairy was there :)
p.s. we love a tomato,bail,mozzarela salad, drizzled with olive oil ....yum!

Designs by CK said...

Hi Janell ~ Hmmm yummy basil!

Your "Mummy" ACEO is ready for his close-up on my blog/auction! '-)

Hope you are having a great day.

XOXO
CK :)

Designs by CK said...

Thanks SO much Janell! '-)

CK

~dani~ said...

wow...that is an interesting find. Pesto, anyone?

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