Freeze Your Herbs

Freeze Your Herbs


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This isn't so much a recipe as a method. We grow our own herbs and, since there's only the two of us, often have far more than we need. Freezing herbs is a great way to have them on hand for future recipes.

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  • Herbs
  • Ice cube tray
  • Boiling water

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Chop your herbs small enough to fit into each section of an ice cube tray, filling up each one halfway. Top off with boiled water which helps the herbs retain their flavor and color and freeze. When frozen, remove from trays and wrap tightly in plastic wrap, removing as much air as possible. Store that in a baggie.

Reviews (4)

  • I have been doing this for a long time and it works great!I never knew what to do with all the extras,I thought about this and tried it and what a good idea,I used to dry them or end up tossing them,NO MORE!!

    Flag as inappropriate kupcake  |  October 23, 2007

  • for fresh basil, chop it in a food processor with a little water, then pour into ice cube tray and freeze. put in freezer bags when frozen.

    Flag as inappropriate miketamm  |  October 23, 2007

  • Do you need to cool the water first? Not sure if I would put hot water in the freezer.

    Flag as inappropriate Pam  |  October 23, 2007

  • What timing! I was just wondering what to do with the marjoram I grew from seed and hadn't done anything with. Thanks!

    Flag as inappropriate momeo  |  October 22, 2007

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