Drying Herbs: Easier Than You Think

You'll never buy dried herbs again after you try one or more of these six methods for drying herbs at home.

drying herbs is easier than you think
Drying herbs at home is as easy as hanging bundled herbs to dry. Secure stems with twist ties or rubber bands as they dry.
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dry herbs on screens
Drying screens for solar herb drying are easy to make. Use this screened tray to dry herbs in the sun or in your car.
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dry herbs with an electric dehydrator
An electric dehydrator with temperature control is one of the easiest ways to dry herbs. 
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oven-dried herbs
Drying herbs in the oven isn't the most efficient, but it may be the most familiar. Dry herbs in the oven easily by placing the parts on a bit of cheesecloth.
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dried herbs in lidded jars
Label your dried herbs right away and include the variety if you especially liked it. Drying herbs is easy to do and you'll welcome the dried herbs in your recipes all year round.
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