Basil Varieties: Behind the Scenes

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Did you see a bowl or a plate that you liked in our July 2010 article "Cook's Guide to Uncommon Basils?" Go behind the scenes at our photoshoot and find stylist Virginia Cravens-Houston's sources for where to find the beautiful tableware on Pages 30 to 33 below.

Basil-Buttered Shrimp on a Bed of Greens (P. 30)
Plate from Gracefully Done, (205) 464-1251
Glass from private collection
Napkin from private collection
Flatware from private collection

Asian-Inspired Beef (P. 31)
Plate from T.J. Maxx 

Basil Limeade (P. 32)
Bowl from Anthropologie
Glass from private collection
Napkin from private collection
Pitcher from private collection

Poached Pears in Basil Syrup (P. 33)
Plate from Pier 1 Imports
Linens from private collection
Flatware from private collection



Basil Varieties: A Cook's Guide to Uncommon Basils