Monday, September 22, 2008

Fun with herbs: prep

This weekend's project was an herb harvest. I've been putting it off for a while, because it's a big project. Unfortunetly I forgot to take a photo of my overgrown herb garden, but hopefully these photos will give you some idea on how much I harvested.

I started by batch washing them in the sink for a thorough cleaning. Then I put them all through a ride in the salad spinner. I find this step is crucial, because if the herbs stay wet for too long they grow mold.

Here's the parsley, thyme, sage, rosemary, chives, tarragon and oregano drying on racks.

And in this corner we have a mountain of basil.

Stay tuned to see what becomes of all these herbs....

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