How to Make Cilantro Last Longer

Usually only a small amount of the bunch is used so the rest can be stored.

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How to Make Cilantro Last Longer Recipe
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Separate stems from leaves. The stems can be crushed prior to being added to a recipe.

Separate stems from leaves. The stems can be crushed prior to being added to a recipe.

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Rinse the leaves in a colander or a salad spinner.

Rinse the leaves in a colander or a salad spinner.

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Spin dry or place colander on paper towels to absorb excess water.  Use sharp scissors to snip leaves.

Spin dry or place colander on paper towels to absorb excess water. Use sharp scissors to snip leaves.

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Place portion of cilantro that needed into a glass bowl and continue snipping finely.

Place portion of cilantro that needed into a glass bowl and continue snipping finely.

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Place larger snips in a ziplock bag and refrigerate. Note: Cilantro has a very strong smell.

Place larger snips in a ziplock bag and refrigerate. Note: Cilantro has a very strong smell.

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A rotary herb mill is sometimes suggested.

A rotary herb mill is sometimes suggested.

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This is the result. A crushed mush.

This is the result. A crushed mush.

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Some suggest putting the bunch into a glass of water and cover with a plastic baggie. I have found that it works when there are still roots attached to the bunch.

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Two weeks later, still fresh and with a milder scent and taste.  Thanks for viewing. For awesome napkins, please click on http://goo.gl/wRi61C

Two weeks later, still fresh and with a milder scent and taste. Thanks for viewing. For awesome napkins, please click on goo.gl/wRi61C

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