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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Living In: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Good morning Buzzers! I have a couple of fresh herbs questions...please help! >>>

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Last updated: Feb. 26, 2013 6:07 am
Posted: Feb. 22, 2013 4:24 am
Answered by: patticakes43
Feb. 22, 2013 4:26 am
Question about fresh parsley: I bought 1 bundle last Monday and it seems to be holding up just fine. The problem is I may not get to use it any time soon. Can I freeze it at this point til I need it? If so, how do I go about doing that?
Feb. 22, 2013 4:31 am
Feb. 22, 2013 5:13 am
Thnx for the link, Scotdog!
Feb. 23, 2013 2:10 am
GM, When I buy fresh parsley, I bring it come clean it, then wrap a wet paper towel around the "roots", put it in a ziploc bag, lasts a long time this way. Hope this helps
Feb. 26, 2013 6:07 am
Thnx for yet another great tip, February!
Answered by: patticakes43
Feb. 22, 2013 4:28 am
Question about green onions: I bought 1 bunch of green onions on Monday as well. Not holding up so well. A few of them have withered or gone limp. The others look fine and green but the tips of them are shriveling and turning blackish. Can they be saved?
Feb. 22, 2013 4:32 am
Hi put them in ice cold water,they might firm up.Good luck.
Feb. 22, 2013 4:34 am
Feb. 22, 2013 4:35 am
I usually pull off the ones that aren't look so hot and use the rest. I've cut them up before and chopped them to use the next night in a different dish.
Feb. 22, 2013 4:36 am
Forgot to say I put them in a snack bag in the fridge. They were fine.
Feb. 22, 2013 5:14 am
Thnx to you both. Another great link, Scotdog!
Feb. 22, 2013 6:05 am
If you keep your green onions' roots in a glass of fresh water, you can use the green part and it'll keep growing on and on...
Feb. 22, 2013 6:45 am
Seriously! That is really cool. Thnx KKelly!
Answered by: patticakes43
Feb. 22, 2013 4:33 am
I feel silly about having to ask this but I don't cook with fresh herbs. I know, perish the thought. I will admit to it being easier for me to reach into my spice cabinet and grab what I want, but I do want to start cooking with fresh too, so could really use some advice here. Thank you in advance for your help with this.
Feb. 22, 2013 4:38 am
I have to force myself to use them when I buy them. They are so perishable. I had to throw out some parsley and cilantro yesterday because I hadn't used them and I hadn't taken the time to put them in the fridge correctly. It was such a waste. You can google and also go to youtube. They have helpful videos on how to preserve just about any herb.
Feb. 22, 2013 5:15 am
Will give youtube a look. Thnx again!
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