Freeze Dried Herbs with Stacy Lyn Harris

Cookbook author, gardener, mother of seven, sustainability expert, and guest chef Stacy Lyn Harris loves her Harvest Right freeze dryer because it helps her family stay prepared for emergencies and keeps her pantry stocvideo thumbnail of labels jars of freeze dried herbsked with healthy meals. This summer and fall, Stacy Lyn’s sustainability and gardening tips are highlighted in cooking and gardening segments on RFDTV’s Rural Heritage show on cable TV.

In this clip from the episode Woodbury Mule Show, Stacy Lyn explains that she loves adding herbs in to her recipes, but finds that dried herbs don’t have the same flavorful taste. Watch as she explains how she uses her Harvest Right freeze dryer to freeze dry herbs so they taste the same as using fresh herbs.

Below is a recipe for Fresh Herb Frittata. To get more of Stacy’s delicious recipes from later book,  Stacy Lyn’s Harvest Cookbook, go to Or, visit her website at

Fresh Herb Frittata

Fresh Herb Frittata

8 large eggs
2 teaspoons Kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 Tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
2 Tablespoon sage leaves, chopped
1/2 cup Italian parsley leaves, chopped
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 shallot, diced
1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
4 Tablespoons butter
1.  Place rack in oven close to the broiler and set broiler on high.
2.  In a large bowl, blend eggs with salt and pepper until frothy.
3.  Add thyme, sage, parsley, basil, shallots, and cheese to egg mixture and blend.
4.  In an 8 to 10-inch sauté pan, heat butter until it begins to bubble.  Add the egg mixture and cook over low heat for up to 15 minutes or until it is set on the bottom and sides of pan.  Transfer pan to the oven and broil for about 3 minutes or until the eggs are puffed and lightly browned.  Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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