Tuesday, July 30, 2013

How to dry herbs in the microwave....

Drying herbs in the microwave is quick and simple! 

 I wash and dry my herbs and take the leaves of the stems.  I separate the herbs and dry them in the microwave on paper plates for one minute, then I toss them about and microwave for one more minute!


They should be "crispy dry":


The Christmas Tree Shoppe has these cute little spice jars, with a chalkboard label:


I mixed up my herbs and place them in these jars:


Adding a little bow to the knob with the chalk attached makes for a cute little gift!

I will be bringing this to a friend who is inviting me over to her home for lunch!

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4 comments:

  1. This is so good to know! We have a lot of basil and oregano this year and I definitely want to store it!

    Jeanine

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  2. This makes drying herbs so quick and easy! I have a bunch of Tulsi Basil drying in my car right now ;o) My car smells wonderful!

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  3. Seriously, I never knew this could be done! I have thrown out basil before because I couldn't use it fast enough!
    -Shelley

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  4. What a great trick. Thanks!

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