Tips for Storing Herbs and Spices

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Among nature’s first convenience foods are dried herbs. You can simply pick them from your garden when the leaves are mature, hang them carefully to dry, and cook with the dried herbs all winter, until the fresh ones return in the spring.

It is more common for us to buy a bottle or jar of dried herbs from the supermarket, but the principle is the same. Herbs retain their flavors and aromas because they are dried.

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