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Drying Herbs: A Super Quick Tutorial

Yesterday's domestic task here at the Roost was drying parsley from the garden. It’s that time of year when the garden is starting to go off a bit, so what better time to get some of those good herbs dried? I hadn’t done it in the oven before, so I thought I’d better only do a small bunch of it, just in case I messed it up. But it worked a treat! I’ll definitely be doing that again. 
The only thing I found hard about it is remembering it was in there! 🤦🏻‍♀️
So, I heated the oven to about 60 or 70 deg C and while that was warming up I chopped the leaves up nice and small. Not dust small though; remember that it shrinks a bit as it dries. 

I smoothed it out onto baking paper, on top of a cooling rack, which was then on a tray for ease of removing from the oven. Then I popped it in the oven. And forgot about it! Don’t do that bit!! REMEMBER TO CHECK IT!! 
After about 15 mins, I took it out and gave it a stir around. It was starting to dry by then, so after about another 15 mins or so b…

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