To Dry Herbs

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Virginia Housewife

By Mary Randolph

Published 1824

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Method

Gather them on a dry day, just before they begin to blossom; brush off the dust, cut them in small branches, and dry them quickly in a moderate oven; pick off the leaves when dry, pound and sift them—bottle them immediately, and cork them closely. They must be kept in a dry place.