How to Store Fresh Herbs to Preserve Freshness
Learn how to store fresh herbs to prolong their life with this easy, simple tip. This works for soft, fresh herbs like basil, parsley, cilantro, oregano, and tarragon.
Fresh herbs are too expensive to waste! Here’s a simple tip to extend their life. As soon as you bring them home from the market or store, put them in a jar with plenty of fresh water. Build a mini greenhouse by covering with a plastic storage bag. Make sure to store the herbs in the appropriate location-basil should be stored at room temperature on the counter, and other fresh herbs should be stored in the refrigerator.