Maximum Living Herb Infused Oils
Turn old, empty, glass bottles into an intriguing collection of herb-infused oils for cooking, and is a great kitchen decoration as well.
- Vintage, Recycled and or Interesting shaped bottles
- Metal funnel
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Sea salt
- Wash and then pat dry your herbs with a paper towel. Herbs that don’t have a woody stem can go right into the food processor, if your herb is on a woody stem, remove from the stem first then put in food processor. Make sure your bottles are well washed, dried and sterilized. An easy way to do this is to run bottles through the dishwasher. Check all seals are in working order, otherwise replace with new ones.
- Process your herbs in food processor and add to olive oil; basil and rosemary work well with extra virgin olive oil, thyme works well with grapeseed oil and mint works well with nut oil such as walnut or pistachio.
- In a container such as a cruet, add desired herb concentration to olive oil and chill overnight, then the next day add a pinch of sea salt to bring the flavor up and preserve the herbs color. Pour oil mixture decorative bottle. For extra visual appeal add a sprig of your herb such as rosemary or thyme.
...and if you're able to part with them, these make beautiful gifts too!
You can do it!