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Dehydrating Sage

I have three sage plants growing in our raised bed garden. The oldest is a Purple Sage which has tiny flowers that are a light purple. Early mornings in the garden, this summer, was so relaxing, looking at individual sage leaves to hand pick. It’s easy to cut stems of herbs, to tie together and hang to dry. I do that often. To hand pick, I looked for the beautiful leaves. Most of the leaves were beautiful.


Sage leaves


Rinse the leaves and blot dry with either a kitchen towel or a paper towel. Place each leaf, spaced well apart, on the dehydrator tray. Set to the lowest...


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