Tag Archives: Herbs

How To Dry Herbs: A Step-By-Step Guide

dryingherbs1Summer is speedily drawing to a close and it is getting to be that time of the year when we dry herbs. Normally, fresh herbs are great to keep around for cooking and if you have a sunny window you can always make a nice little herb pot to keep growing indoors. However, fresh herbs don’t last forever and in order to get the most out of our herbs we need to preserve them in some way. Luckily, drying herbs is almost as easy as growing them. After the jump, find out how to dry herbs easily.
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Recipes From The Garden: Fun With Herbs

sagecrackers1 Herbs are probably one of the easiest and most versatile things to grow. Not only can you grow them year-round next to a sunny window, you never have to wait to start using your herbs in your kitchen. Usually, I use my herbs to add some spice to chicken or to add to a specific vegetable dish I am preparing. However, these two recipes are a great way to use your fresh herbs in a different way. Sage crackers (from A Bread A Day) are wonderfully soft on the inside with just the slightest hint of sage and salt. These crackers are also extremely easy to make and don’t require a lot of special ingredients. This mint chocolate chip ice cream (from The Kitchn) is a real crowd pleaser. My friends always ask me to make it for them when they throw summer parties. The only drawback is it takes a long time to make and requires an ice cream machine. After the jump, find the recipes along with some tips from me.
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