As seen on Oprah's Favorite Things 2010.
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Fresh herbs wilt quickly in the fridge, but the Herb Saver or "Herb Savor" by Prepara
helps keep the flavor and vitamins from wilting away. The HerbSaver protects rosemary, cilantro, basil, and other herbs from frost damage and dehydration. It has a handy design that can prolong the shelf life of herbs for up to 3 weeks
Height: 13.1" (333 mm)
Width: 7.3" (185.5 mm)
Made from: Plastic and Stainless Steel
The Herb Fresh-keeper combines two features to protect your herbs from premature aging. It has a built in water reservoir at the bottom and an enclosed top. This helps herbs stay moist without dissolving or becoming waterlogged.
Herbs are a bit like cut flowers - their stems will continue to pull water up to the leaves for weeks after they're cut. The water reservoir supplies moisture to the stems and helps regulate temperature. The stems pull water up to the leaves, making sure that essential oils stay balanced and flavorful.
The top of the Herb Savor is enclosed to trap moisture and prevent exposure to pathogens or oxidizing gasses inside your fridge. The inside of a fridge can be a very harsh environment for fresh food. Even a well cleaned fridge has traces of bacteria. Fruits and vegetables, such as apples, pears, and tomatoes release ethylene gas
as they age. This gas ripens produce, but it can ruin the flavor of herbs.
The stainless steel cage inside of the Herb Saver is also great for rinsing food in. Wash off herbs before you store them in the fridge to remove dust, contaminants, and chaff. Then, pat dry with a hand towel, put on the lid, and extend the shelf life of your fresh herbs!