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Food - Drink
How To Store Fresh Rosemary So It's Easier To Separate
Many recipes only call for a few sprigs of rosemary, which can create waste if you buy a bunch. Luckily, there’s an easy way to preserve the leaves by taking them off the stems.
To easily separate rosemary leaves, flash freeze the sprigs by placing them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, then put the sheet in the freezer for a few hours.
Then, seal the sprigs in a container or freezer-safe bag. When you decide to use them, the leaves will be very easy to pluck off the stems, and they won't have changed in flavor.
If you don’t want to freeze your rosemary, you can dry it instead by placing a baking tray of sprigs into the oven set at the lowest temperature, or leave them out in the sun.