Freeze fresh herbs in olive oil! Add the cubes to pasta/potato dishes, soups, or roasting onions, garlic, & veggies; These have a six month freezer life and do need to be stored separately to preserve individual flavors of the herbs.
Preserve herbs in ice cube trays with olive oil. Freeze in trays and then bag in ziploc bag. Use when cooking by popping herb cube in pan. Herbs that freeze well are: rosemary, sage, thyme and oregano. Oil is infused with herbs.
Jamie Oliver went into a grade classroom and held up common everyday veggies. Not one six year old student could recognize what these common vegetables are. We encourage kids to get involved with the cooking process.
Preserving Herbs by Drying, Freezing, and Making Herb Butters
Don't let your fresh herbs go bad! Chop them up and place them into an ice cube tray with olive oil. When you're cooking and you need herbs, no need to buy more and let them go bad -- grab your frozen herbs and throw them in the pot!
Herbs in frozen olive oil is one of my favorite ways to harvest. The herbs don't get dry, brown and brittle in the same way they do when they're frozen in water. They also retain their scent and flavor much more effectively!
How to Freeze Fresh Basil, plus recipes for using frozen basil. (I freeze mine in ice cube trays, then, once frozen, remove from the trays and store in zip lock bags. It's easy to pop a cube into a recipe and they defrost really quick)
"This would also be a good way to freeze chopped onions, mushrooms, peppers, and celery. I’ve frozen mushrooms on a baking sheet then transferred to a zip bag, but I’ll be saving glass peanut butter jars to use from now on.