It is so much cheaper and easier to just buy herbs when they are in season at your local farmers market and just dry them yourself. How To Dry and Grind Fresh Herbs in 4 Easy Steps. Step 1. Buy organic herbs at your farmers market or grocery store. Step 2. Make sure they are clean and dry, then place them into a paper bag or cotton bag to keep the dust off of them. Fold the end of the bag or tie it off if it is cotton. Step 3. Set the herbs in a place out of the way for a week or two. I like to store them on top of my refrigerator while they dry out. IMG_8495.png' alt='How To Dry Fresh Herbs' title='How To Dry Fresh Herbs' />Like oysters and princes, herbs are nearly always at their best when theyre fresh. But weve all been there you buy a bunch of parsley from the supermarket for. Fresh herbs can take a dish from good to great. Learn key uses, recipes, and tips for keeping them fresh. Airdrying basil is a really simple and easy way to preserve this yummy herb. The main requirement is time it takes about 4 weeks for basil to dry properly. Parmigiano. If. Step 4. Take the herbs out of the bag, remove from the stem and crush them up. Save them in an airtight container or spice jar until use. How To Dry Fresh Herbs ParsleyFor rosemary or other dense herbs use a coffee grinder or herb grinder them into a fine powder for use in rub. I keep a coffee grinder just for grinding herbs. Making a Seasoned Salt Rub Mix your dried herbs with a good mineral rich sea salt and you will have a great spice such as rosemary salt. Use a 1 to 4 ratio of rosemary to salt when mixing. Try my recipe for rack of lamb which is great for using a rosemary salt. Like what you are reading We have many more great tips and recipes in our new cookbook coming soon Click here for more information. How to Dry Herbs in the Microwave. Herbs have been used for thousands of years in cooking to flavor food, as perfumes to make us smell nice, as disinfectants, to. When cooking with fresh and dry herbs, there is a general rule when it comes to the ratio of fresh to dry. Because dried herbs are generally more potent and. Even though its winter in most places around the country and our gardens arent quite up yet, we wanted to let you know about this easy technique to dry fresh herbs. I agree that fresh herbs are the primo ingredient for good food. I could not survive without my parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. And then theres dill, cilantro.