Preserving and Storing Fresh Herbs-3 Easy Ways

This post is from last year, but today’s agenda, i.e. cutting and hanging bunches of herbs to dry, inspired me to reblog this post. Enjoy!

The Smallwood Parsonage

I discovered herbs a few years ago, really because I thought it would sound cool if I said I had a fresh herb garden. Then I discovered I actually did like herbs and they are super easy to grow and use. And the smell……oh man, makes you feel refreshed with just one sniff.

IMG_1616 Starting at the top left and moving clockwise-thyme, parsley, oregano, sage, rosemary, chives

I highly recommend growing your own. They need a fully sunny spot and watering every now and then. My experience is that if taken care of in a garden they will grow as big as they are allowed space for. But if you don’t have space for a garden, or don’t want a ginormous amount of herbs they grow easily in pots on a patio or window sill. And…bonus…many herbs are perennials-they grow back every year. Check this list for a guide to annual…

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