We’ve already talked about preserving herbs by drying them. Its an excellent method. However, sometimes you just want the fresh herb flavor, especially in a pesto or something calling for fresh garlic.
In the middle of the winter, my body sometimes calls out for fresh green herbs that just aren’t available in my garden. However, I wouldn’t dare purchase them in the grocery store knowing that they had to have travelled a very long way to get there. Remember, we’re trying to lower our footprint on the environment in our household?