How To Dry Herbs in the Oven (video)
This is the method I use to dry all the herbs I grow and forage. Honestly, it’s way easier, less messy, and more convenient than drying them by hanging. All you need is a conventional oven and a few hours to kill!
Southeastern Foraging: Sassafras
I had my first successful foraging experiment yesterday! My partner and I literally stumbled into some sassafras growing in a friend’s front yard! I took some leaves home, dried them in the oven, and ground them into filé powder, which is an important ingredient in Creole cooking. Filé is used as a thickening agent and…