This is genius. Fresh herbs year-round!!

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This is not my idea. I found it in the Eating for Two, for One facebook page’s news feed (from Garden Week 2013, in Perth), and had to share.

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Take fresh herbs. Freeze them in olive oil. Keep forever and ever and always have fresh things for marinades, dressings, just roasting/frying up potatoes (I have an obsession with roasty veg as soon as it hits scarf season)

A particularly luxurious friend even suggested taking lavender/rosemary, freezing in (rosehip? coconut?) oil and dunking it in your bath. Honestly, I’d probably still enjoy the plain olive oil with parsley combo – but that’s probably taking my phillia a little far for the general population.

With love, from Charlotte

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8 thoughts on “This is genius. Fresh herbs year-round!!

    priya7011 said:
    June 4, 2013 at 2:12 am

    wow…this is like the best tip ever!!!

      eating4241 responded:
      June 4, 2013 at 3:09 am

      I know!! I’m so doing this… next summer 😦 Wish I knew about it before everything got so cold!! (In Australia)

      Thanks for your post – hope you have a gorgeous day 🙂 Charlotte

    patrickowenboyle said:
    June 5, 2013 at 9:15 pm

    Definitely doing this at Supper Muffin Club at the end of the summer! Great Idea!

      eating4241 responded:
      June 6, 2013 at 3:13 am

      Thank you! I thought it was brilliant – in Australia, so just missed out on the summer herbs 😦 But next summer, or the next time I buy a bunch of basil for $5 (or something equally ridiculous!)

    Mike said:
    June 6, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    Awesome idea, thanks for sharing!

      eating4241 responded:
      June 6, 2013 at 2:15 pm

      Not a problem, Mike! Glad you liked it 🙂

    kcinaz said:
    June 18, 2013 at 3:15 pm

    What a great idea. I must give it a try! BTW, thanks for the follow on KCinAZ.

    afracooking said:
    December 26, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    Sneaking some time during these busy holidays to relax whilst browsing some recipes. Discoverd some lovely ones you posted in the past. Wishing you a wonderful holiday season. Merry Christmas to you, your family and all your loved ones!

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