Q: Every time I buy fresh herbs, they wilt almost immediately, especially basil. Do you have any suggestions on how to preserve them longer?
Sent by Linda
Editor: Linda, my favorite way to store herbs is the way illustrated above and in Elizabeth's post here:
• Tip: Store a Small Bunch of Herbs in a Shot Glass
Treat them like a little bouquet, put them in a glass water, and put them in the fridge. Snip off stalks as you need them.
Readers, what are your best tips for keeping herbs fresh?
Related: How To Store Fresh Herbs
(Image: Elizabeth Passarella)