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Freeze & Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil — Tips from

Do you use your freezer to preserve herbs, vegetables, or fruit? The freezer can be a powerful, overlooked method of preserving. Pesto, strawberry puree, tomato soup — stash them away now for colder times! One of my favorite ingredients, a handful of fresh herbs from the garden, is one of the simple...
  • Sonja Eagles

    Freeze fresh herbs in cubes of olive oil. Use an ice cub tray. The herbs will infuse the oil while freezing. They will be ready next time yo...

  • Lisa Camacho

    Freeze & Preserve Fresh herbs in Olive Oil - The Gardener's Eden recommends that you freeze some herbs in oil. Why? Preserving herbs in oil reduces some of the browning and freezer burn that herbs can get in the freezer. It's also a great way to have herbs ready immediately for winter stews, roasts, soups, and potato dishes. These dishes usually call for oil to start with, and so you can take a cube of frozen oil, herbs inside, out of the freezer and use . . .

  • Emy Husmoe

    brilliant idea! Freeze Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil Kitchen Tip

  • DenverBotanicGardens

    Freeze and preserve fresh herbs in olive oil. We love this idea! You can also freeze herbs in water in ice cube trays, and freeze pesto (without the cheese.)

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Do you use your freezer to preserve herbs, vegetables, or fruit? The freezer can be a powerful, overlooked method of preserving.

Great idea! Freeze fresh herbs in olive oil to preserve your herbs and make quick use of them at dinner time.

I like to use the freshest ingredients as often as possible when I’m cooking. And I truly believe that nothing compares to the taste of fresh herbs from the farmers market. However, I find myself disappointed when I can’t use my rosemary, oregano, sage or thyme before they expire. I saw a pretty genius idea that solved this dilemma. Enter: Infused olive oil ice cubes.

Freeze & Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil Kitchen Tip. Great tips for how to freeze them and how & when to use them.

Freeze herbs while they are fresh - put chopped herbs into ice tray and add olive oil before freezing. Then put into freezer bags and label for later use.