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Herbs In Oil Ensure A Continual Fresh Stash

Imagine fresh herbs on standby whenever you require them. We were so excited to find this brilliant idea and you will be too!

Freeze Herbs

Herbs really take your cooking to the next level. If you are a keen gardener, chances are you are growing your own at home.

We know that you are going to be excited to learn that there is a simple way to always have fresh herbs on hand at all times.

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Freeze Herbs in Oils

Frozen Herbs In Oil via The Kitchn

Did you know you can pop them in ice cube trays, add oil and freeze them? This is a brilliant trick, and one you will use continually. It beats dried herbs hands down!

All you need to do is chop or tear up your herbs into small pieces. Now you will start packing them into your ice cube trays. You could easily use other household items but we have found that ice cube molds produce the best result.

Now is the fun part, you can pop them in on your own or mix them up to create some new combinations. Be sure that you write down on a pad the names for future reference. There are a few different ways you can top off your herbs.

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Freeze Herbs in Oil

Frozen Herbs In Oil via The Kitchn

You can use a few tablespoons of a light olive oil. You can use Butter or you can even use vegetable or chicken broth. Anything goes, it depends purely on your taste and what dish you are planning on using your herbs for.

We’ve also included a Tutorial to make your very own hanging gutter garden using PVC. You will love to grow your own herbs and the best part is you can move it around the garden and hang it in the most advantageous position.

Freeze Herbs in Oil

Frozen Herbs In Oil via The Kitchn

You can pop it in the sun and move it to the shade as required. It’s also very inexpensive and simple to make. Be sure to check out how to preserve Basil too.

How To Freeze Herbs In Oil Video

We’ve included a one minute video that shows you how to freeze your herbs. The Blogger suggests this process works best for the hardier herbs, so bear this in mind. To view video click Play ⇑

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Guide To Flavour with Fresh Herbs

via Cooksmarts

Here’s a great chart above that shows you what herbs complement what foods. It also shows you how to store herbs. Be sure to Pin.

Baking Pan Herb Garden

Herb Wall Planter via Grillo Designs

Here’s another fabulous idea, upcycle your Baking Pan into a Herb Planter. We love this idea and it’s very easy to make and looks great. It’s the perfect way to grow your herbs.

How to Preserve Herbs In Oil

Frozen Herbs In Oil via The Pioneer Woman

 

How To Preserve Fresh Basil

Over on ‘Red Head Can Decorate’ Julie has a great way to preserve fresh basil. It’s another handy tip you will love to learn. Here’s what you need ..

  • Jar
  • basil
  • salt
  • olive oil

How to preserve Basil

How To Preserve Basil in the Fridge via Red Head Can Decorate

Here’s how Julie suggests that you do it ..

  • Clean your fresh basil in cold water, and let it air dry well.
  • Find a clean glass container with a lid.
  • Sprinkle salt on bottom of the Jar, Julie likes Kosher Salt
  • Add a little basil.
  • Add a little olive oil.
  • Repeat salt, basil, oil.
  • Repeat salt, basil, oil.
  • Repeat until your container is full, or you’re out of basil.
  • Press down so to cover all of the basil with oil & salt.

Freeze Herbs in Oil

Frozen Herbs In Oil via The Kitchn

Grow herbs in a PVC Gutter Garden —> learn how here 

Hanging Gutter Garden

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