How To Dehydrate Sage
Here Is Some History About Sage
The ancients used sage in culinary dishes and as a medical herb. The ancient Mediterranean used sage to ward off evil, snakebites and increase fertility. The Romans liked to use it as a diuretic and an anesthetic. Now it is found in British, American, and Italian cuisine. Its known for its peppery flavor.
Sage originated in the Mediterranean region. It is a perennial sub-shrub with grayish green leaves. When in bloom it has blue-purple flowers. It is a member of the mint family. This herb will die in cold, wet winters or in badly draining soil. It likes warm climates and plenty of sunlight.
Here is another interesting fact. In a 19th Century a song called “Scarborough Fair” it mentions parsley, rosemary, and thyme.
My dehydrator is a NESCO FD-60 Snack Master Express Food Dehydrator.
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