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Our favorite articles about growing, using and preserving herbs posted on TexasHomesteader.com

My Fresh Herb-Drying Setup – No Energy Required!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

The final harvest of all my fresh herbs from the garden happens before the first killing frost of the season. Then preserve them to use all year long.

A Facebook follower asked about my herb-drying setup. Y’all know I’m all about simplicity! So I thought I’d show the simple way I dry my fresh herbs.

Herb drying doesn't need to take any energy or special appliances. Come see my herb-drying setup. #TexasHomesteader

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Need a Quick & Easy Side Dish? Instant Pot Rosemary Rice

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Rice is a staple in my homestead kitchen. There are so many ways to flavor it! I needed a quick & easy side dish for a casual dinner party so I decided to make rosemary rice. I used homemade broth & fresh rosemary growing in my garden to make this quick & simple rice recipe. 

Rosemary Rice - I needed a quick & easy side dish for a dinner party. I used fresh rosemary growing in my garden to make Rosemary Rice. #TexasHomesteader

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Fresh Herb & Olive Oil Frozen Into A Cube – ‘HERB-BOMBS’

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I like to use fresh herbs from my garden as often as I can. I’d heard of freezing a mixture of herbs with olive oil into a cube. Herb bombs!

Even though the terrible weather & grasshopper damage has all but ruined my chances of harvesting anything, there has been a ray of sunshine in my gardening endeavors this year. My edible landscape! 

I’ve had many herbs such as rosemary, thyme, sage and basil survive the weather and the grasshoppers. 

I’d heard before about making ‘Flavor Bombs’ from various herbs and olive oil, so I figured I’d give it a try. Turns out I really like them!

'HERB BOMBS' made from minced herbs and olive oil makes it easy to have your own convenient flavoring right in your own freezer! #TexasHomesteader


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