THE BLOG

How to Put Your Herb Garden to Better Use

This post was published on the now-closed HuffPost Contributor platform. Contributors control their own work and posted freely to our site. If you need to flag this entry as abusive, send us an email.

One of the best parts of summer is getting to spend time in the garden, but with beautiful weather is it even possible to use everything you are growing? For anyone who has an herb garden (or at least a windowsill with a few plants) there can sometimes feel like you have extra to contend with.

We sat down with Olmsted's Greg Baxtrom to get his take on what to use those extra herbs for. The Brooklyn restaurant's backyard garden means there are plentiful options to choose from, but what to do with the excess? He uses them to make a blended oil that will add a bright dimension to any dish.

So watch the video above to learn all about Olmsted's herbed oil.

For more great food, drink and travel videos make sure to check out Potluck Video's website, head over to our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter