How to store/save/freeze herbs & vegetables - Knowledgebase Question

Dearborn Heights, Mi
Question by steed79
March 12, 2010
Every year I usually have a bumper crop of herbs. I can use and give away just so many. What is the best way to store/save my herbs like oragino,sage, time...etc.

Answer from NGA
March 12, 2010


There are a couple of ways to store your herbs. You can simply lay them out on paper towels and let them air dry then crumble and place them in air tight jars or you can freeze small amounts in ice cube trays and keep them frozen until use. Just chop the herbs, place them in the openings in an ice cube tray, add water to each and then freeze. When they are frozen solid transfer them to a sealable plastic bag. When you want herbs, take out a cube and defrost it. Best wishes with your project!

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