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How to wash dirty herbs in bulk

most farms that I use, use an agitator and a spinner. the agitator is a vat of water with high volume air bubbles introduced to gently agitate the herbs and jostle the dirt. this can refresh the ...
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How to wash dirty herbs in bulk

I don’t know about ‘completely dirt free’, but putting leafy things into a large amount of water, agitating them, then lifting them out leaves much of the dirt and debris in the water. If you let the ...
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How to wash dirty herbs in bulk

With such large amounts of herbs, I think Joe's answer is a good start. I would "rough wash" the herbs first by swirling them in a large container like a 10-20l plastic food container filled ...
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Adding lemongrass to soup: sliced or bashed?

Peel the outer layer or two off a stalk. Cut the top, less desirable portion off. You will likely be left with 5 or 6 inches of prepared lemongrass. Give the bottom two or three inches a good smash ...
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Similarity between cardamom and rosemary

This flavor data base is really interesting to play with. I did a search for cardamom. Then I did a search for rosemary. You'll note that they have many flavor compounds in common. That would ...
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How much dried woodruff in vinegar?

There is no practically useful way of answering your question. There is indeed a defined food safety limit for use of coumarin: 5 mg per kg food (source, in German). But since you just picked some ...
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How to wash dirty herbs in bulk

If the herbs are large enough and your quantity is large, run them through the washing machine several times on gentle. This beats them up a bit, but I do my mustard greens like that all the time. I ...
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