How To Preserve Your Backyard Herb Harvest

By making the effort to dry some herbs now we will be able to continue to use them for flavoring food throughout the winter until fresh crops are available again in the spring. While some herbs are easier to dry than others the basic process is easy enough as Noelle Johnson explains in her article which I found on the Houzz website.

The simple pleasure of walking out into the garden and clipping a handful of fresh herbs to flavor a favorite dish is one that many home gardeners enjoy. Drying herbs is an excellent method to ensure that the aromatic oil in their leaves can continue to add a savory taste to your food long after your summer garden has been put to bed. The process of drying herbs is quite easy and concentrates the flavor, so they will last a long time on a pantry shelf.
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