Basil Falling

BrewJen

Member
I tied my basil up in bunches to dry. Naturally as it dries, the stems get smaller and the basil falls out of the loop, so I have to tie it again. Have you found a way around this issue?
 
I use rubber bands to tie mine up with and I do large bunches at a time. As the basil dries, the rubber bands get tighter and don't allow the dried basil to fall out. Give it a try. It works.
 

Lars

Member
I used rubber bands, too, using a hint I read somewhere or other. So far, my basil has held up pretty well. We prefer it frozen in ice cubes, but the dried is useful in many recipes.
 
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