Mint, Ahh! So refreshing! We grow and sell spearmint to be specific— it’s the perfect kitchen companion! Mint is magnificent in cocktails, salads, sauces, teas, flavored water and desserts.
With its aromatic and sweet flavor with cooling aftertaste, it’s pretty unforgettable. The iconic mint flavor is a favorite of kids ages 3 to 93—we love it too! Being such a timeless flavor, it is probably one of the most versatile herbs as well. Mint is just as likely to be made into a single cup of tea, as it is to be made into a mint sauce for lamb or a chocolate dessert. Honestly… the possibilities are endless!
There is no argu-mint that this fresh herb is super versatile.
Triple the amount you would use for dry herbs and add just before serving. Mint is happiest inside its package, hanging out in your refrigerator drawer.
Have extra Mint? No problem. Try these fresh ideas for how to use it quickly.
- Put mint in an ice cube tray and fill with water. Use the ice cubes for fresh cocktails or when you are trying to impress guests at a dinner party.
- Extract the luscious flavors of fresh mint is by infusing them into a simple syrup. Make a big batch and use this syrup in lattes, smoothies, cocktails, or ice cream.
- Dip mint leaves into your favorite type of melted chocolate (milk, dark or semi-sweet) for a delicious after dinner treat that is sure to please. TIP: Cool the chocolate mint leaves quickly by lining a plate with wax paper and allowing them to cool for a couple of minutes in the freezer. (The hard part is not eating all of these right after you make them!)
Don’t Stress, just water!
In fact, we recommend that you water it as soon as you get home. (Especially if the soil is dry to the touch.) Taking care of the plant is easy if you follow the steps below.