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The Best Way To Wash Herbs And Get Rid Of That Gritty Dirt

Rinsing them in the sink just doesn't cut it.

Though larger ingredients tend to get most of the glory, fresh herbs are always at the heart of a flavorful meal. Whether you grab yours off a grocery store shelf or grow them in a garden, there's really only one unwelcome side effect that comes with using these fragrant greens: dirt. 

You surely give fresh herbs a decent rinse in the sink, but that's not the most effective way to get rid of the more stubborn grittiness hiding throughout. The above video demonstrates the best method for ridding fresh herbs of dirt and grit, so all you taste in your dish is good, clean flavor.

 

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