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How to Preserve Cilantro from Your Garden

It is easy to grow and benefit from a medicinal herb garden. Here are the herbs you need and how to use them!

Growing Medicinal Herbs and Plants at Home

It is easy to grow and benefit from a medicinal herb garden. Here are the herbs you need and how to use them! by kasrin.

The Best Ways to Preserve Basil — Herb Gardening 101

The Best Ways to Preserve Basil

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Lavende and Lemonade: How to Dry Herbs - the simple way!

How to Dry Herbs - the simple way!

As the weather gets colder and the plants are winding down for the year, or when the garden is overflowing with goodness in mid-summer, one of the great ways to preserve these flavors is by drying the herbs.

Herbs that you plan to dry for storage should be harvested at their peak to conserve the herbs’ natural oils responsible for flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties. The timing depends on the plant part you are harvesting and how it will be used. After harvesting, you want to dry herbs quickly to preserve their essential oils for the greatest intensity.

How to Harvest and Dry Herbs for Storage

Herbs that you plan to dry for storage should be harvested at their peak to conserve the herbs’ natural oils responsible for flavor, aroma, and medicinal properties. The timing depends on the plant part you are harvesting and how it will be used.

Drying Herbs:    Basil Leaves (break veins and stems to aid drying) Preparation:  Clip leaves 3 to 4 inches from top of plant just as first buds appear, pat dry.	 Drying Time: 20-24 hrs.	 Uses:  Italian and Mediterranean dishes, tomato dishes, meat, salads, soups, fish, poultry and egg dishes

Drying Herbs: Basil Leaves (break veins and stems to aid drying) Preparation…

I would love a print of this in my kitchen | cooking with herbs -- mind body green

It is no secret that herbs can add cool flavors to your food. You need to understand the basics about herbs to use the right ones in your foods. This cheat sheet by illustrated bites shows you how to deal with herbs when preparing your food:

There are many ways to dry herbs so that you can enjoy them all year. Learn when to harvest and how to dry herbs to preserve their essential oils for the greatest flavor intensity and medicinal properties.

How to Harvest and Dry Herbs for Storage

There are many ways to dry herbs so that you can enjoy them all year. Learn when to harvest and how to dry herbs to preserve their essential oils for the greatest flavor intensity and medicinal properties.

Preserving cilantro - I definitely need to try this with our herbs.

a condiment Frozen in 1 tbsp portions Great when you have leftover cilantro. Thy Hand Hath Provided: Preserving Cilantro.In April?

Tip: drying your herb harvest  by thegardenerseden.com  (photo: Mint and Basil Drying ⓒ Michaela at TGE)

Tip: drying your herb harvest by thegardenerseden.com (photo: Mint and Basil Drying ⓒ Michaela at TGE)

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