Best Ways to Dry Herbs for Tea?

Best Ways to Dry Herbs for Tea?

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Faith Durand
Aug 1, 2011
Q: I have a ton of lemon balm and mint growing in my garden. Every summer I swear I'm going to dry them for tea, but I never do. Does anyone have any tips for doing this? I was even wondering if I could give away jars of dried mint as gifts, or find fillable tea bags. And what are other uses for dried mint? Sent by Leah Editor: Readers, how do you dry herbs? I've seen people hang them to dry, but I haven't tried this yet myself. (I also have scads of mint and lemon balm, so I really should!)   Related: Good Question: Making Gifts from Fresh Herbs (Image: Faith Durand)
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