How to Preserve Your Home Grown Fresh Herbs With Sea Salt

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Sea salt is a simple and tasty alternative for preserving fresh homegrown herbs. The fresh herbs permeate every ounce of the salt mixture and release a fragrant intoxicating aroma.
Sea salt made with fresh basil, mint, and thyme is delicious for seasoning pure food recipes. They also work as great body scrubs. Make some for yourself and to give as gifts, because everyone appreciates a nice home made touch.
Flowering herbs make a wonderful bouquet, but it is best to choose herbs that have not already flowered. This allows the concentration of oils, and consequently the flavor, to remain in the leaves, not in the production of flowers.
Be sure to use fresh herbs to get the most concentrated flavors.
Once fresh herbs are blended, dried, and bottled, refrigeration is not necessary. Shelf life is about 6 months. Right around the time your next crop of fresh herbs will be popping up in the garden. Learn how at http://puregracefarms.com/?p=1129
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