If you have basil growing in your garden it’s about the right time (mid-July for most gardens) to harvest it. You can make some delicious pesto from it & freeze it in ice cube trays. That way you can have pesto any time you want throughout the year. Pesto Presto!
Click title for link to a really good article at AllRecipes with tips on making pesto & great ideas for using it. Like on pizza or as a pasta sauce. Yum. Pesto Pasta Presto?