To chiffonade is to slice in thin strips. So when you are slicing your basil or other leafy greens, layer the leaves one on top of another and roll into a tight bundle. Hold the bundle down with one hand, and with the other hand grab your knife and slice across the bundle creating long ribbons. Here are a few of my favorite recipes with basil…

Cheesy Basil Vegetables
Panzanella Salad
4 Cheese Margarita Pizza