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can spearmint be substituted for mint in a recipe? I don't think so, but wanted to hear from others

asked by julieah almost 5 years ago
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drbabs

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added almost 5 years ago

Yes, definitely. I used to have massive amounts of it in my garden and I used it every time I needed mint.

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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added almost 5 years ago

Spearmint is actually what most people mean when they call for "fresh mint" in a recipe! Peppermint is less often used and has a much more intense bite.

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added almost 5 years ago

Totally!

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boulangere

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added almost 5 years ago

Oh hell yes.