Storage of Fresh Herbs
Answered by: Inge Poot
Question from: Oonha McFreak
Posted on: July 12, 2007

What is the best way to store fresh herbs?

Rinse in cold water, shake off excess moisture, wrap in a paper towel and put in the crisper of your refrigerator. When towel becomes dry, remoisten.

For longer storage, wash, strip off the leaves, place leaves in a plastic sealable bag and freeze. Basil will turn black, but retain its flavour better than in drying.

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