4 Ways to Preserve Herbs

Store leftover herbs for a rainy day with these 4 easy methods.


Dried Herbs

  • Several bundles of woody herbs
  • Clean string

Herb Oil

  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 3/4 cup canola oil

Herb Salt

  • 1/2 cup coarse salt
  • 3 tablespoons of woody herbs, roughly chopped

Herb Butter

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons herbs of your choice, finely minced


  1. Gather small bunches of herbs and wrap the stalk ends with string. Attach the bundles on another piece of string. Hang the herbs in a clean, dry spot for 1-2 weeks, until fully dried.

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