There must be an easier way to separate thyme/oregano/cilantro/parsley leaves from stems than laboriously hand-plucking. In a fit of sloth, I sometimes chop parsley with the stems, but that doesn't work for the woody stems of fresh thyme.
Chef Theo Friedman's dinners center around multi-course, intimate, and experimental pop-up experiences. He brings new perspectives to food by being inspired by artists, ingredients, and the passionate diners who attend his one-of-a-kind events. In honor of Chef Theo's partnership with Stella Artois, he takes advantage of Union Square Greenmarket's and North Brooklyn Farms' fresh produce to create the ultimate end of summer menu.
How to Preserve Fresh Herbs
Cooking in college is nearly impossible, but Boston University student and CHOW.com intern Austin Pohlen knows a nifty trick for how to fix that problem. This special College Edition tip is part of a series aimed to help students on a budget with food and entertaining while living away from home.