Basil, Mint, Chives, and Tarragon are moisture rich herbs and consequently do not dry well. They instead can be preserved easier and faster by simply freezing the herbs. And as a fun fact, chives should really only be frozen and not dried.
You can freeze your herbs in one of two ways. Just follow this simple Instructable and you'll be freezing your herbs in no time!
Step 1: Materials
- Fresh Herbs that Freeze Well
- Vacuum Sealer
- Vacuum Sealing Bags
For the second method, Herbed Ice Cubes, you'll need the following:
- Fresh Herbs that Freeze well
- Empty Ice Cube Tray