Herb Ideas – Make and Bottle Your Own Herb Butter Seasoning

So simple it’s sinful, this delicious herb butter seasoning will be the hit of the dinner table. All you need are some dried herbs, glass jars or other airtight containers, and raffia, ribbon, or fabric for decorating your container. If you’re planning on giving the herb seasoning as a gift you may want to look for prettier, decorative jars or bottles to store the seasoning.

You will need equal amounts of parsley, dill, chives, lemon balm, thyme, marjoram, basil, and granulated onions. The measurements you use depend on how many jars you plan on making. If you use only one teaspoon of each herb listed you will end up with approximately �½ cup of herb butter seasoning. To mix with butter you will need 2 teaspoons of dried seasoning per �½ cup (1 stick) of butter or margarine.

After you determine the amounts you will be using simply mix the herbs together thoroughly. When all of your ingredients are very well blended you can pour it into your airtight storage containers. Decorate your container with fabric, ribbon or other materials you may have chosen.

You should also make a label for you herb butter seasoning. Include the date mixed, herbs used, and instructions for amounts to mix with butter. Note that your herb butter seasoning should be stored in a cool, dry area out of direct sunlight.

To mix you herb butter seasoning with butter, use 2 tsp. for every Ã?½ cup of butter or margarine. Beat the seasoning and butter together very well. Refrigerate overnight for flavor to infuse before serving. All that’s left is to enjoy your homemade herb butter!

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