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How to Make Rosemary Oil

By Gabi Moskowitz ; Updated September 21, 2017

Make rosemary oil by drying rosemary leaves for about two weeks, placing the rosemary in a jar, pouring flavorless vegetable oil over the rosemary and allowing the mixture to sit for two weeks. Use rosemary oil as salad dress or for a marinade with advice from a private chef in this free video on rosemary oil.


Hi, I'm Gabi, and I'm going to show you how to make rosemary oil. So, I have some rosemary that I've flaked off of the twigs and allowed to dry for about two weeks in a jar here. And I've got a mason jar with a fitted lid. And some vegetable oil. So all you do is out the rosemary in the jar, and pour the vegetable oil over it. And make sure the lid is really tight and give it a good shake. And then you want to let this sit in a cool, dark place for about two weeks, and then this is perfect for making a fresh salad dressing, or a marinade for chicken, or even drizzling over a freshly cooked steak.


About the Author


Gabi Moskowitz works as a private chef and caterer, and began writing about cooking in July of 2008. Moskowitz writes a bi-weekly food column in Northern California’s J.Weekly, focusing on local food and recipes.