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How to air dry basil
I have dried herbs for years. However, when trying to dry basil as you do in the instructions, it turns brown/black and does not dry like most herbs.
You have to keep them away from light sources the best you can. I hang mine in a closet on the main level.
So.. my hubby generally bundles our herbs & hangs them to dry in our kitchen - away from any appliances or water sources. Our basil, however, appears to be turning brown, not drying to a nice green like your pictures show. The brown leaves are also falling off. They are hanging above a basket where we keep our potatoes, if that makes any difference... any advice?
this is interesting ....the basil an """"oil""" freeze/... i didnt think oil woul freeze...
I have so much basil I am wondering what to do with it all. It is starting to flower and I need to do something. Iplanted a little to much. Freezing and drying it is.
Thank you so very much for this very well-stated and often entertaining article. I'll be trying it over the weekend!
Basil and olive oil icecubes for cooking
I have dried herbs except bazil by drying then out for a few days then placing them in the microwave for 2 minutes, 1 minute at a time, has work perfectly, plus very tasty !! Opinions please!
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