Kitchen Basics 101: How to Store Fresh Herbs
Has this ever happened to you? You bring home a few bunches of fresh herbs from the grocery store or farmer’s market but by the time you’re ready to use them they don’t look fresh? This used to happen to me every single time, which is the reason for this being Today’s Kitchen Basics 101: How to Store Fresh Herbs.
The next time you purchase fresh herbs, place them in a jar of cold water. Cover the herbs and jar with a plastic bag and place in the refrigerator. I use the plastic produce bag from the grocery store. Your herbs will stay fresher much longer stored this way.
Here is some fresh cilantro that’s been in a jar in my refrigerator for two weeks. Looks fresh and ready to be used for a recipe.
So the next time you bring fresh herbs home, why not try to store them in a jar of cold water? You’ll be surprised how long they will stay fresh.
Do you have any tips that you use to store your fresh herbs? I would love to hear about them!
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