Mother Earth Living
Add to My MSN

Herb Basics: Drying and Preserving Herbs (Video)

Have fresh flavor preserved for the colder months ahead by drying and preserving herbs that make delicious homemade seasonings and teas at very little cost.

By Jessica Kellner

Drying herbs is one of the best jumping-off points for preserving our own food. Herbs are incredibly easy to grow—and tend to grow in abundance! Also, because herbs contain so little moisture, the preservation job is pretty much done soon after they’re harvested. What’s more, dried herbs make delicious homemade seasonings and teas at very little cost. Learn a few simple methods for drying and preserving some of the fresh herbs growing in your garden then try them out in your home. You’ll be glad to have fresh flavor preserved for the colder months ahead. 

More on Herb Basics from Mother Earth Living

Culinary aficionados describe herbs as they would a fine wine or an intoxicating perfume. And why wouldn’t they? Aromatic, flavor-rich herbs truly are intoxicating, and not just in a culinary sense, but medicinally, too. Their flavors and aromas are rich in medicinal import. Grow your own herbs at home, then harvest them to make fresh or dried seasonings, teas, potpourris and other herbal crafts. You’ll save time and money by stocking your backyard or windowsill with these little green treats and wonder why you didn’t try this a long time ago.

More Videos from Mother Earth Living

The Mother Earth Living YouTube channel is your go-to source for videos about all things healthy living. Find tutorials on everything from DIY craft projects to making your own natural medicine. You can also check out local TV spots from our very own Editor In Chief Jessica Kellner, and get to know the rest of our fun-loving staff! We're proud of the content we offer and hope you enjoy getting to know us. Subscribe to our channel today!

Check out our full collection of videos for more how-to videos, including DIY projects for the home, natural remedies and more!

Find us on these other social networks:

Facebook  Twitter  Pinterest YouTube Google Plus   







Subscribe Today!

Pay Now & Save 58% Off the Cover Price

(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here