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Re: herbs

I have had good luck drying various herbs in the microwave.
I once read somewhere that dried dill was one of the most
expensive substances in the world - ounce for ounce.  I dry
catnip for the cats, a bit of dill, and a bit of rosemary.  The
others I just use fresh.
I can't give a specific method for microwaving, but I just put
it in for a short while, then repeat until it seems nice and
crisp but not totally overcooked. It seems to be a good idea
to put the herbs on a paper towel in the microwave.  I'm sure
others will have more specific instructions,
In a message dated 9/9/2008 9:02:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:

In my continuing quest of not wasting....

Dill.... anyone ever dry it to use later?  Wondering if it is worth the
trouble of getting it dried without molding etc..... Does it keep enough of
its flavor to bother with it?  What is the best way to dry it if you don't own
any fancy equipment?

What about parsley? 

I normally use up most of what I grow, but presently, I have more than I can

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