12 Springy, Minty Recipes to Bet On

May  2, 2016

If lush, velvety, spicy basil sings "summer," fresh mint is its springtime equivalent. Green-tasting and bright, it's good by the bushel—in tea, snipped into salads, smashed up with peas, or muddled into a julep (the Kentucky Derby's on Friday, after all). Plant some yourself, or buy a bunch of it, and use it in these 12 recipes:

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FancyN May 3, 2016
I favorite summer drink uses mint. I make a mint simple syrup and use it to sweeten tea. Don't forget to add a squeeze of fresh lemon! It's delicious just like this but it also make a scary good adult drink with the addition of some peach vodka (you can't go wrong with Deep Eddy)!