4 Pinterest-Worthy Ways To Make Herbs Last Longer

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The secret to those luscious food Instagrams that have your screen soaked in drool? Herbs. Chili resting under a garden of cilantro and soft scrambled eggs freckled with chopped chives increases the likelihood of someone assuming you crammed a semester of culinary school into your hectic schedule. But there’s no student loan required to amp up dinner, just a trip to the market or your garden.

Surround yourself with a support group of greens from hardy rosemary, thyme, and sage, to tender mint, cilantro, and parsley. These will be your kitchen BFFs, stepping up to the plate (literally) when roasted chicken needs the essence of earth. Stay true to the duty of a best friend, and keep your herbs from wilting. Paying attention to these guys doesn’t require a green thumb after they’ve been plucked from soil. We believe you can keep herbs fresh even if you’ve killed a succulent or two.

Check out these four ways to keep herbs mighty, while aesthetically pleasing your cooking quarters.