Use Herb Stems to Infuse Oil, Vinegar, and Stock Instead of Tossing Them
Herb stems are packed with flavor, so rather than tossing them in the trash or compost, use them to make oils, vinegars, and stocks tastier.
Put your herb stems in a neutral oil (olive, grapeseed, or canola, for example) or into white vinegar for at least a few hours. You can leave them in for a couple days to infuse more flavor, but not so long they start to go off. This is an especially great way to use up "hard" herb stems that are noticeable in
Flavoring stocks is just as easy. Just put the herb stems in a sachet of cheesecloth,
or even a coffee filter
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