Do your fresh herbs ever go bad and you have to throw them away?
Here is your solution!
Freeze herbs in olive oil in ice cube trays
The oil and freezer method of preservation works best with
the tougher hard herbs such as rosemary, sage, thyme, and
oregano. These are all herbs that would probably be cooked
when added to a dish.
1. Choose firm, fresh herbs, ideally from the market or your own garden.
2. If you wish, you can chop them fine. Or leave them in larger sprigs and
3. Pack the wells of ice cube trays about 2/3 full of herbs.
4. You can mix up the herbs, too; think about freezing a bouquet garni of
sage, thyme, and rosemary to add to winter roast chickens and potatoes!
5. Pour extravirgin
olive oil or melted, unsalted butter over the herbs.
6. Cover lightly with plastic wrap and freeze overnight.
7. Remove the frozen cubes and store in freezer containers or small
8. Don’t forget to label each container or bag with the type of herb (and