A Minty Twist to the Traditional Kir Royal

Toast to a happy New Year!

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Apple Mustard Mint Glazed Ham

Wine Pairing: Domaine Zind Humbrecht, Riesling Gueberschwihr – Organic 2008, Germany. This almost perfect German Riesling has smoke and stone notes lached with white peach, apple, and lemon zest. It’s zesty and snappy with a white pepper-tinged finish. It is perfect for this ham! Retails for around $18. INGREDIENTS For the Brine One whole bone […]

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Artichoke Risotto with Peas and Pancetta

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 quart chicken stock 3 ounces pancetta, cut into ¼ inch dice 1 teaspoon olive oil â…“ cup finely chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 cup Arborio rice ¼ tablespoons white wine 1 cup peas (thawed if frozen) 1 recipe baby artichokes in lemon vinaigrette, drained and thinly sliced […]

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Asparagus & Mint Pesto

Makes approximately 2½ cups Ingredients 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed (½ inch off only) and chopped ½ cup fresh mint leaves, stems removed and chopped 2 teaspoons lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ cup raw almonds ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 1½ teaspoons salt Directions Place all ingredients, except the oil, in food […]

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Asparagus and Ramp Zeppole with Minted Honey

Makes 20-30 small zeppole Ingredients 1 pound fresh ricotta, drained 3 eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup flour 1 cup shaved and chopped asparagus ½ cup ramps, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped Oil for frying Minted Chili Honey* Directions In a large bowl […]

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Asparagus Spear & Wild Mushroom Pilaf

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped small 1 medium shallot, chopped small 1 cup mixed fresh wild mushrooms (morels, chanterelles, etc) Pinch of freshly ground nutmeg 1 cup asparagus spears, ends trimmed 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ½ cup white wine ¼ cup vegetable […]

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Baby Bok Choy Mint Millet with Cilantro Ginger Miso

Serves 2 INGREDIENTS ½ cup millet, cooked ¼ cup adzuki beans, cooked ¼ cup red cabbage, shredded 6-8 shitake mushrooms, sliced 3-4 green onions, sliced 1 carrot, sliced thin or shredded ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh Thai basil, chopped 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped 2 cloves garlic, […]

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Beef Pho

Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS For the broth 2 medium onions, chopped large A 1-inch piece of galangal, peeled and chopped 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and chopped 3-5 pounds of good beef bones, preferably leg and knuckle 1 pound beef chuck, cubed 1 cinnamon stick 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 3 star anise […]

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Beer Mint Battered Snap Peas with Mint Wasabi Aioli

Beer is such an enjoyable drink in the summer time that it’s easy to forget it’s potential for being a wonderful seasoning and flavor agent, changing ordinary into extraordinary food.

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Blackberries with Mint & Honey-Crème Drizzle

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups fresh blackberries ½ cup heavy cream ½ cup crème fraiche ¼ cup honey ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped Maldon salt Mint leaves, for garnish Directions Arrange berries in 6 single serving bowls. In a medium bowl, whisk together heavy cream, crème fraiche, honey, and mint until thick and creamy. Spoon […]

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Blackberry Mango Mint Cava Granita

Not quite a cocktail but still makes the cut on our list of spectacular summer herb & sparkling wine recipes and we just simply couldn’t leave it out!

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Blueberry Mint Cavatini

A delicious way to enjoy the summer blueberry season and get your drink on!

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Blueberry Rickey

INGREDIENTS 2 liters seltzer water 2 cups lime simple syrup (1 cup sugar, 1 cup water, 2 T lime zest) 2 cups fresh blueberries Fresh mint leaves for garnish PREPARATION Smash blueberries in a medium sized mixing bowl. In a pitcher, add seltzer, lime simple syrup and smashed blueberries. Pour rickey over ice and blueberries […]

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Brown Sugar Ginger Rum Kumquat Mojito

Makes 5 cocktails Ingredients 1 cup kumquats, sliced medium ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup fresh mint leaves Ice 1 ¾ cups ginger infused dark rum (recipe follows) Seltzer water Directions

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Cantaloupe Basil Mint Granita

All over the world one of the greatest pleasures we share is a mutual love for ice cream, granitas and sorbets. We all crave frozen treats as soon as the weather gets warm and even without the warm weather sometimes!

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Cantaloupe Mint Cucumber Gazpacho

from Culinary Herb Center Class- Summer Gazpacho

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Cantaloupe Mint Cucumber Gazpacho

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 cucumbers, peeled, deseeded and chopped fine 1 medium cantaloupe, deseeded, peeled and cut into small dice 2 bunches green onions, sliced fine 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ½ cup fresh basil chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine […]

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Carrot Cilantro Ginger Latkes with Lemongrass Chili Mint Yogurt

Here are a few of our favorite latke recipes with a modern herbal twist. Each recipe is uniquely herbalized and is accompanied by its own unique serving sauce. We have latkes for all palette types and occasions, including sweet, savory, robust and fresh, and light. All of these recipes will create a new modern symbol of celebration for your Hanukah traditions.

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Carrot Cilantro Ginger Latkes with Lemongrass Chili Mint Yogurt

Cool, healthy, and refreshing, these carrot latkes are incredibly fresh and zesty!

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Carrot Orange Mint Sodas

Makes 4 sodas Ingredients ¼ cup mint leaves, chopped fine 2 cups orange juice ¼ cup honey (optional) 4-6 carrots (medium sized) Ice Seltzer water Directions Mix together chopped basil leaves, orange juice and honey and set aside. Juice the carrots and mix juice together with the orange and basil mixture. Dived the mixed juice […]

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Cauliflower Tabouli with Lemon Olive Oil Dressing

Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower, cut up in pieces ¼ cup lemon juice 3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 3 medium tomatoes, seeded and finely diced ¼ cup red onion, finely diced 1 cup cucumbers, seeded and diced ¼ cup hemp seeds 2 bunches of flat parsley, finely chopped 1 handful of […]

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Cava melon Sangria

Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients 1 cup honeydew melon, balled 1 cup cantaloupe, balled ½ cup galia melon, balled ½ cup basil, chopped ½ cup mint, chopped ¼ cup honey Juice and zest of one lemon, lime and orange 2 bottles cava or an effervescent white wine Directions Muddle basil, mint, honey, zest and juice and […]

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Chicken Pho

Serve 6-8 INGREDIENTS For the broth 2 medium onions, chopped large A 1-inch section of galangal, peeled and chopped A 2-inch section of ginger, peeled and chopped 3-5 pounds of chicken pieces, wings and other bones 1 cinnamon stick 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 3 star anise 1 cardamom pod, shell removed […]

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Chilled Cucumber Raita with Mustard Seeds

Makes approximately 4 cups Ingredients 2 tablespoons of canola oil ¼ teaspoon of mustard seeds 2 large cucumbers, seeded and diced 3 cups of plain yogurt (whole or reduce fat) ¼ cup of mint chopped 1 teaspoon cumin Salt to taste Green chilies, optional Directions Heat oil in a small pan over medium heat. Add […]

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Chocolate Cookie Habañero Mint Ice Cream Sandwiches

Makes 15 Ice Cream Sandwiches INGREDIENTS 3 cups heavy cream 2 cups dark brown sugar 1 vanilla bean split 1 cup fresh mint leaves 1 habañero pepper, deseeded, pith removed, and cut in half 9 egg yolks 1 cup buttermilk, cold Pinch of salt 30 medium dark chocolate cookies DIRECTIONS In a medium sauce pan, […]

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Chocolate Mint Pudding

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1½ cups sugar ¼ cup cornstarch 12 ounces high-quality bittersweet chocolate 3 cups milk (infused with fresh mint, recipe follows) 3 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla Salt Directions In a heavy bottom saucepan, whisk together sugar and cornstarch. Add chocolate, and melt down, whisking well. In another bowl, beat eggs with milk, […]

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Citrus Chili Atlantic Mackerel Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds Atlantic Mackerel fillets, chopped in large flat pieces 2 teaspoons salt Juice of 2 lemons Juice of 1 lime 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 teaspoons fresh red chili, de-seeded and chopped super fine 1 teaspoon fresh green chili, […]

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Coconut Mango Mint Lip Smacker

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon coconut butter 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2 tablespoons beeswax 1 tablespoon Vitamin E oil 1 tablespoon fresh mango, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped DIRECTIONS Heat up ingredients in small saucepan, and let simmer for 7 to 10 minutes, infusing ingredients. Strain contents into a jar. Let harden.

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Cucumber & Gazpacho Granita Ice Bites

Makes 20-25 bites Ingredients 1 cucumber, sliced semi thin 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped 1 cup chopped tomato ¼ cup white onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 2 teaspoons […]

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Cucumber and Onion Salad

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 long regular or English cucumbers 2 Vidalia or other sweet onions 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar A pinch of fresh black pepper or crushed red pepper ¼ cup chopped mixed fresh herbs, such as parsley, chives, mint, basil, or tarragon DIRECTIONS Slice the cucumbers and onions as thin […]

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Cucumber Mint Agua Fresca (Spiked with Gin)

Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients 1 cup Serrano simple syrup* 2 cup waters 3 cucumbers, peeled and chopped 1/2  cup lime juice 2 tablespoons mint Zest of 2 limes Pinch of salt Ice 1 ½ -2 cups Farmers Organic Gin Cucumber Slice Garnish Minted Lime Salt Garnish ( optional)* Directions Place the simple syrup, cucumbers, zest, […]

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Cucumber Mint Chili Salsa

Summertime salsas have come a long way from the tomato, onion and cilantro salsa of our past. Spicy, smooth, sweet, cool, sultry, tangy, and down right sassy; that is how we like our summer salsas.

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Curried Cauliflower Yogurt Chicken

Serves 4-6 The yogurt in this curry creates a mild and cool flavor, very herbaceous and not too spicy! Ingredients Olive Oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2-3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon ginger, chopped fine 1 serrano chili peppers, deseeded and chopped (optional) 1 medium red onion, chopped coarsely 1 […]

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Curry Cilantro Mint Yogurt Dressing

Serve over Cauliflower salad, use for curry chicken salad or with a fresh pea salad.

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Detox Shots

Makes one shot Beet Basil Shot ½ cup fresh beets, 1 cup fresh basil leaves, ¼ cup orange juice Grapefruit Parsley & Lemon-Thyme ¼ cup grapefruit juice, ½ cup fresh parsley leaves, ½ cup fresh lemon-thyme leaves Lemon Ginger Mint ¼ cup lemon juice, ½ inch chunk fresh ginger, ½ cup mint Cucumber Parsley Mint […]

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Eggplant Caviar with Mint Yogurt Sauce

Serves 8 Ingredients 1 large eggplant 2 medium tomatoes, chopped medium 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces Greek Yogurt ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh lemon juice Directions Preheat oven […]

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Eggs in Herbal Purgatory

Serves 6 This quick and easy dish has its origins in Naples and originated as a means to use up leftover sauce at breakfast time. The eggs are essentially cooked in the tomato sauce, hence the purgatory! Many cultures all over the world utilize this Italian idea, this recipe has more of the Middle Eastern […]

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Fava Bean Puree Costini with Mint and Pea Shoots

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 pounds fava beans 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons water Juice of ½ lemon Salt Pea shoots, for garnish (optional) Baguette, for serving DIRECTIONS Prepare a large bowl of ice water and set aside. To prep and cook fava beans, […]

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Fava Bean Salad with Lemon, Mint and Pecorino Shavings

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the salad 3 pounds fava beans 1 red onion, cut in half and sliced thin 3 cups arugula 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Juice and zest of 1 lemon Salt Freshly ground pepper For the pecorino lemon zest ¼ cup fresh mint 1 tablespoon lemon zest ¼ cup pecorino, freshly grated […]

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Fennel, Orange & Mint Salad

Served 6 INGREDIENTS 2 fennel bulbs with fennel fronds 3 navel oranges ½ red onion, sliced thin ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped ¼ cup kalamata olives, pitted and chopped fine 1 teaspoon honey ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil Maldon salt Freshly ground pepper DIRECTIONS To prepare the fennel, cut off the top stalks and […]

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Fettuccini Nero Al Mar

Serves 4-6 This recipe is inspired by two experiences actually, my trip to the Lingurian coast and my many trips to Al di La in Brooklyn and my many Sepia Al Nero meals I have had right here in my own backyard. I often try to recreate Anna’s dishes and with an okay amount of […]

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Fresh Dates, Mint Infused Honey & Ricotta

Serves 6 The dessert is one that combines the love of fresh dates with the amazing ricotta and honey found throughout the Middle East, the tea, purely a Tunisian thing, interesting and quite good. Ingredients ½ cup honey 1/2  cup water 24 fresh Deglet Nuir or Medjul dates, pitted 2 cups fresh ricotta Directions In […]

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Fresh Fruit with Coconut & Herbal Honey

Serves 2 INGREDIENTS ½ cup fresh strawberries, sliced ½ cup fresh blackberries 1 red grapefruit, pitted and segmented 1 orange, pitted and segmented ½ cup toasted coconut, shavings Herbal infused honey (recipe follows) DIRECTIONS Place all the fruit in a mixing bowl, and gently toss together with coconut shavings. Place in two serving bowls. Drizzle […]

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Fresh Herb Pappardelle with Summer Beans, Tomatoes & Fresh Herbs

Serves 6 Ingredients ¼ cup each basil, parsley, mint, tarragon, marjoram, chopped Plus an additional 1 tablespoon of each for the sprinkle Olive oil Pinch of dried crushed red pepper 2 large garlic cloves, chopped 2 cups fresh summer shelling beans, shelled and cooked until tender 1 small fennel bulb sliced thin 2 tablespoons fresh […]

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Fresh Herb Pasta

Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour plus additional for dusting 4 large eggs, lightly beaten ½ cup (total) chopped fine, basil, parsley, tarragon, mint, marjoram, chives 1 teaspoon salt Directions To make dough in a processor: Blend flour, egg, and salt in a food processor until mixture just begins to form a ball (dough should be […]

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Fresh Mint Harissa

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 2 dried guajillo chilies, stems removed, broken 2 dried red chilies, stems removed, broken 2 teaspoons cumin seeds, toasted 1 teaspoon coriander seeds, toasted 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, toasted 2 teaspoons rainbow peppercorns, toasted 3 garlic cloves 1 bell pepper, roasted & peeled 2 red (fresh) jalapeno peppers, roasted & peeled  1 tablespoon […]

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Fresh Mint Ice Cream

Makes 4 cups INGREDIENTS 2 cups 2% milk 2 cups half and half 1 cup sugar 2 cups fresh mint, chopped 10 egg yolks DIRECTIONS In a heavy bottomed saucepan bring the milk, half and half, sugar, and mint to a boil and reduce heat immediately, and simmer for about 10 minutes stirring gently, allowing […]

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Fresh Strawberry Mint Ice Cream with Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Makes ½ gallon of ice cream Ingredients 2 cups whole milk 2 cups heavy cream 10 egg yolks 1 cup sugar plus ¼ cup sugar 1/4 cup water 8 cups strawberries (chopped, with tops removed) 1 cup chopped mint Strawberries and mint for garnish Chocolate, melted Fresh strawberries, stems in tact Directions Make simple syrup […]

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Fresh Thai Beef Cabbage Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 pound flank steak Salt 1 fresh thai chili, sliced thin 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped Zest of one lime Juice of three limes 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thai basil, chopped 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce 2 tablespoons rice […]

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Fritto Misto of Ramps, Asparagus and Fiddleheads with Citrus Mint Aioli

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 cups canola oil 2 cups all-purpose flour ¼ cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt Zest of 1 lemon Zest of 1 lime ½- 1 cup ice cold club soda, diluted with 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 ½ to 2 pounds mixed fiddleheads, ramps (or […]

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Fruit, Herb & Nut Parfaits

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon fresh lemon thyme leaves 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves, chopped fine ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Greek yogurt, plain or vanilla flavor ½ cup blackberries ½ cup strawberries, cut in half and hulled ¼ cup sliced almonds 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds […]

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Garden Flounder Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds Flounder fillets, sliced in thin strips or cut into small cubes 1 medium zucchini, chopped super fine 1 medium carrot, chopped super fine ½ medium red onion, chopped fine 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 teaspoon red chili, chopped fine 1 small shallot, chopped fine 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon […]

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Ger-Nis’ Herbal Mint Julep

Makes 1 drink Ingredients Lemon mint brown sugar (recipe follows) 4-5 fresh mint leaves Crushed or shaved ice ½ ounce lemon mint herbal syrup (recipe follows) 2 ½ ounces bourbon (Makers Mark is our preferred choice) Crushed or shaved ice Directions Wet the rim of a old fashioned or low wide mouth glass with a […]

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Ginger Honey Mint Dressing

Serve over fresh tropical fruit like spring mangoes, papaya and pineapples……

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Ginger Mint Iced Tea

Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients 1 large bunch of fresh mint leaves 1 tablespoon lemon zest ½ cup lemon juice ¼ cup fresh grated ginger 1 cup Honey Syrup* Water Directions Combine all ingredients except water in a pitcher and stir well. Add ice and then fill with water. *Honey Syrup – Whisk together 1 cup […]

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Grapefruit & Thyme Winter Rev Up

Ingredients ½ cup fresh thyme leaves ¼ cup fresh mint leaves ¼ cup grapefruit zest 1 cup Epsom salts Directions Prepare a piece of cheesecloth by cutting it into a 12 X 12 inch square and set aside. Crumble up all herbs, releasing all the oils. Lay the cheese cloth out flat, and pile the […]

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Greek Style Mint Ketchup

This is obviously excellent on Greek burgers of lamb, chicken or beef. It is also amazingly delicious on steak sprinkled with crumbled feta.

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Green Chili Samosa Bites with Mint Chutney

Ingredients 1½ lbs red or yellow potatoes, boiled, peeled and cubed Juice of 1 lemon 2-3 green chilies, minced 1 tablespoon cumin powder ½ tablespoon Garam Masala 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons canola oil Salt to taste ½ cup frozen peas, defrosted 1 package square wonton wrappers 1 egg, beaten Oil […]

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Grilled Chicken Pillards with Cucumber and Melon Herb Salsa

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts, boneless, skinless Salt/pepper 1 teaspoon lime zest Juice of 1 lime 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons almond oil 1 tablespoon agave nectar 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped fine ½ medium […]

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Grilled Eggplant Rolls with Tomatoes and Zucchini Mint Salsa

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 2 large globe eggplants, sliced thin, long ways Salt & pepper Olive oil 3 medium tomatoes, roasted and chopped small 3 cloves garlic, roasted and chopped small 1 medium yellow onion, roasted and chopped small 1 small zucchini, roasted and chopped small 2 teaspoons lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ cup […]

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Grilled Herbal Pomegranate Lamb Sausage with Figs and Green Salad

Serves 6-9 (makes 6-9 sausages) INGREDIENTS For the Sausage 2 pounds lamb, cubed into ½-inch cubes ½ pound pork fat or lamb fat 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup red wine 1⁄3 cup fresh mint leaves 1⁄3 cup feta cheese, crumbled and par frozen 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon salt 1 […]

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint Parsley Pesto

Spring is a time where no matter where you are in the world you cannot help but think fresh, light, earthy and green.

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Orange Mint Pomegranate Salsa

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 8 small lamb chops Salt/pepper ¼ cup orange juice ¼ cup lemon juice 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon honey 1 tiny pinch of red chili flakes 2 medium oranges, segmented and chopped coarsely ½ cup pomegranate seeds ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped fine […]

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Grilled White Eggplant with Peanut Sauce and Cilantro Red Pepper Relish

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 small white eggplants (about 1 pound each) cut into ½ inch thick slices the long way Sesame oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 shallot, chopped fine 2 red chilis, deseeded and chopped fine 1 teaspoon lime zest 1 tablespoon peanut butter 2 tablespoons tamari 2 tablespoons yuzi rice vinegar Juice […]

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Harissa & Preserved Lemon Mint Martini

Ingredients 3 ounces gin ½ ounce mint infused dry vermouth (recipe follows) ½ ounce preserved lemon liquid (recipe follows) 2-3 drops harissa (recipe follows) Preserved lemon garnish Mint leaf garnish Directions In a glass filled with ice place the gin and the vermouth and stir. Add the lemon preserved liquid and strain into a martini […]

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Heirloom Squash & Chili Mint Salad

Serves 2 Ingredients 2 zucchinis, cut into ribbons (using a mandolin) ½ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon fresh red chili, deseeded and chopped superfine 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted Salt Directions In a mixing bowl mix […]

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Heirloom Squash & Chili Mint Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 5 zucchinis, cut into ribbons (using a mandolin) ½ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine 1 -2 teaspoons fresh red chili, deseeded and chopped superfine 3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted Salt Directions In a mixing bowl […]

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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Ricotta, Olives, and Herbs

INGREDIENTS 1 cup ricotta cheese ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 4 large heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1 pint cherry Tomatoes, halved 1 large red onion, sliced 1 cup fresh basil leaves ¼ cup fresh mint leaves ¼ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley ½ cup pitted green olives (ideally calabrese or something equally briny) Red wine vinegar […]

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Heirloom Tomato Salad with Ricotta, Olives, and Herbs

Serves 5-7 people Ingredients 1 cup ricotta cheese ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 4 large heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1 large red onion, sliced 1 cup fresh basil leaves ¼ cup fresh mint leaves ¼ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley ½ cup pitted green olive (ideally calabrese or something equally briny) […]

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Herbal Berry Antioxidant Smoothie

Makes 2-10 ounce smoothie INGREDIENTS ¼ cup fresh or frozen blueberries ¼ cup fresh or frozen raspberries ¼ cup fresh or frozen strawberries ¼ cup fresh or frozen blackberries ½ cup pomegranate juice ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup honey 1 cup fresh mint leaves 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients […]

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Herbal Ouzo Lemonade

Makes one pitcher of lemonade Ingredients ½ cup fresh tarragon leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved ½ cup fresh mint leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved ½ cup fresh thai basil leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved 1⁄3 cup water 1⁄3 cup sugar 1 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup simple syrup 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1½ cups ouzo Ice Directions […]

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Herbal Ouzo Lemonade

Makes one pitcher of lemonade Ingredients ½ cup fresh tarragon leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved ½ cup fresh mint leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved ½ cup fresh thai basil leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved 1⁄3 cup water 1⁄3 cup sugar 1 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup simple syrup 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1½ cups ouzo Ice Directions […]

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Herbal Spring Rolls

Makes 12 rolls Ingredients 12 rice paper wrappers 1 head boston lettuce leaves, white parts removed 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup scallions, chopped fine ½ cup semi ripe mango, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves […]

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Herbed Calamari with Chive Blossom Garlic Aioli

Serves 6-8 Ingredients Vegetable oil for deep frying (about 2 cups) ¼ cup lemon juice ½ cup buttermilk 1 pound squid with tentacles, cleaned and sliced into thin rings ½ cup flour ½ cup cornmeal ½ cup breadcrumbs (fine) 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped superfine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped superfine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, […]

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Herbed Garlic Pita Toasts with Minty Cucumber and Yogurt

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS For Pita 4 pita rounds, each cut into 8 triangles 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine Salt For Dip 1 large cucumber, peeled, cut in half, seeded, grated, and strained 2 cups Greek […]

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Herbed Goat Cheese

Serves 10 INGREDIENTS ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 teaspoon salt Black pepper 2 tablespoons of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, chives, dill, mint, tarragon, thyme, chopped fine 1 long goat cheese log, chilled PREPARATION In a small bowl, mix all ingredients except goat cheese. Place chilled […]

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Herbed Goat Cheese

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 teaspoon salt Black pepper 2 tablespoons of each of the following fresh herbs: parsley, chives, dill, mint, tarragon, thyme, chopped fine 1 long goat cheese log, chilled Baguette, sliced and toasted PREPARATION In a small bowl, mix all ingredients except […]

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Herbed Lamb Kabobs with Garlicky Mint Yogurt & Mustard Mint Pesto

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup red onion, chopped fine 2 pounds ground lamb 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh […]

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Herbed Lamb Kabobs with Garlicy Mint Yogurt

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup red onion, chopped fine 2 pounds lamb, cubed ½ pound pork fat, cubed 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground corriander 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 2 tablespoons […]

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Honey Mint Iced Tea

In the summer we get hot, and when we get hot our natural tendency is to drink something refreshing. Experts may tell us that water is the best thing to drink, but we human beings get bored with the same old thing even if it is good for us. Drinking tea has come back into fashion and we are surrounded by a vast amount of information about the health benefits of tea. Summer is a brilliant time to make the best of your body’s need for healthy liquid while taking advantage of the profound positive health impact of drinking tea and fresh herbs. Teas made of dried herbs contain powerful antioxidants, vitamins and loads of other good stuff that can be turned into a cooling summer drink that is the perfect solution to a hot day. It is a healthy alternative to a sugary soda pop or high fructose juice drink!

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Honey Roasted Carrots with Chili Mint and Parsley Butter

Spring is a time where no matter where you are in the world you cannot help but think fresh, light, earthy and green.

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Israeli Herbal Tea

Makes 1 French press (about 6 cups) Ingredients 1 black tea bag ¼ cup fresh sage leaves ¼ cup fresh lemon thyme leaves ¼ cup fresh mint leaves ½ lemon sliced 3 tablespoons honey Hot, just boiling water Directions In the French press or another tea pot, place the tea bag, fresh mint, sage and […]

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Israeli Iced Tea (lemon, thyme, sage, mint, black tea)

In the summer we get hot, and when we get hot our natural tendency is to drink something refreshing. Experts may tell us that water is the best thing to drink, but we human beings get bored with the same old thing even if it is good for us. Drinking tea has come back into fashion and we are surrounded by a vast amount of information about the health benefits of tea. Summer is a brilliant time to make the best of your body’s need for healthy liquid while taking advantage of the profound positive health impact of drinking tea and fresh herbs. Teas made of dried herbs contain powerful antioxidants, vitamins and loads of other good stuff that can be turned into a cooling summer drink that is the perfect solution to a hot day. It is a healthy alternative to a sugary soda pop or high fructose juice drink!

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Julienne of Snap Pea Salad with Mint, Lemon Pecorino

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 pound raw snap peas, trimmed and julienned ¼ white onion, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped Juice and zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup pecorino cheese (optional) Salt Freshly ground pepper DIRECTIONS In a medium size bowl, combine all ingredients. Season with salt and […]

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Kelp Noodles Pad Thai and Almond Sauce

Serves 2-4 Ingredients Pad Thai mixture 1 carrot, julienne 1 red pepper, filled, julienne ½ red cabbage, thinly sliced or mandolin ¼ cup snow peas, cut thinly on diagonal 1 spring onion, sliced thin 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons tamari 1 shallot, sliced thin 1 small red chili, minced 2 tablespoons coconut nectar 2 […]

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Lamb Chops with Preserved Lemon-Mint Chili Chimichurri or Cucumber Pomegranate Salsa

Serves 6 Ingredients 12 baby lamb chops, French cut and ½ inch thick Salt Pepper Mint oil (½ cup extra virgin olive oil infused with ½ cup fresh mint leaves) Chimichurri or Salsa (recipes follow) Directions Preheat broiler to High. Arrange the baby lamp chops on a sheet pan or in a baking dish. Sprinkle […]

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Lamb Kefta with Herbed Yogurt

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the Meatballs 1 pound ground lamb 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup red onion, chopped super fine ½ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup Kashi Whole Grain […]

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Laotian Summer Rolls

Makes approximately 15 rolls INGREDIENTS For rolls 4 oz rice vermicelli noodles 15 spring roll rice paper skins 5 ounces deep fried tofu, sliced into rectangular pieces (appx. 2 inches x ½ inch) 3 carrots, peeled and julienned 1 cup oyster mushrooms / other julienned vegetable of your choice 1 cup bean sprouts 1 cup […]

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Lemon Cake with Mint Honey Cream

Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS For cake batter 4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 tablespoons freshly grated lemon zest 1 cup plain yogurt 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 2¼ cups sugar 5 eggs For mint honey […]

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Lemon Mint Rice

Fluff and serve with chicken, fish, or vegetables.

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Lemon-Mint Brown Sugar

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 1 tablespoon lemon zest, finely grated 1 tablespoon mint, chopped superfine ¾ cup light brown sugar, fine Directions Mix the ingredients together and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week!

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Lemon-Mint Herbal Syrup

Makes 1 cup Ingredients ½ lemon sliced ½ cup fresh mint, chopped ½ cup light brown sugar ½ cup water Directions In a medium saucepan combine all ingredients and bring to a boil, turn down the heat to a simmer and simmer for about 5 minutes. Strain, and store syrup in the refrigerator for up […]

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Lemon-Mint Striped Bass Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds striped bass fillets, cut into thin slivers or strips 2 teaspoons salt Juice of 2 lemons 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon orange zest ¼ cup fresh orange juice ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, citrus flavor preferred 1 medium red onion, halved and sliced thin 1 cup black cured […]

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Lemony Pesto Verde

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped fine 1 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped fine 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 teaspoon fresh red chili, chopped fine (optional) 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar 1 teaspoons wholegrain mustard ½ cup extra virgin olive oil […]

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Lentil and Bulgur Salad (Green Lentils)

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 clove garlic, grated on microplane ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 cups French green lentils, cooked and cooled 1 cup bulgur wheat, cooked and cooled 1 small red onion, chopped fine 2 stalks celery, chopped fine ½ English cucumber, seeded and chopped fine […]

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Light Mint Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate Drizzle and Chocolate-Mint Leaves

Serves 10 INGREDIENTS 2 cups 2% milk 2 cups half and half 1 cup sugar 2 cups fresh mint, chopped 10 egg yolks 1 dark mint chocolate bar, chopped into pieces 10 fresh mint leaves, for garnish DIRECTIONS For mint ice cream In a heavy bottomed saucepan bring the milk, half and half, sugar, and […]

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Limoncello Mint Granita

Makes about 3 cups of granita Ingredients 1 cup lemon sugar syrup (recipe follows) ½ cup limoncello ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped fine Directions Combine all ingredients and pour into an 8-by-8-inch glass baking dish. Freeze for at least 4 hours or until the mixture is firm. Using the tines of a fork, scrape the […]

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Limoncello Mint  Granita

Italy is known for being a country filled with food influence and amazing cuisine and Sicily definitely holds its own in this area. There is a wide range of food power on this tiny island due to its proximity to its surrounding countries, Africa, Spain and Greece…

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Linguica Sausage, Chicken, Lobster & Steamer Clams in Herb Butter & Lemony Pesto

Serves 9 Ingredients Olive oil 2 cloves, garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon red chili pepper, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 bunch green onions, sliced 1 pound baby potatoes, whole 1 pound linguica sausage, sliced into 1 inch thick pieces. 3 ears of corn cobs, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 pound chicken breasts, […]

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Mango Mint Smoothie

Makes 2-10 ounce smoothies INGREDIENTS 2 ripe mangoes, peeled, seed removed, and chopped ½ cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup water ½ cup ice Juice of one lime 3 tablespoons honey DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

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Mango Mint Sorbet

INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 2 cups sugar ½ cups chopped mint 2 cups fresh mango, peeled, deseeded and chopped Zest and juice of 1 lime ¼ cup heavy cream DIRECTIONS Make simple syrup in a medium saucepan by combining the sugar and water and chopped mint. Bring to a boil until sugar dissolves, simmer for […]

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Mango Shrimp Summer Rolls with Sweet Chili Sauce

Makes 12 rolls Ingredients 12 rice paper wrappers 1 head boston lettuce leaves, white parts removed 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup scallions, chopped fine ½ cup semi ripe mango, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 24 medium sized shrimp, shelled, poached and tails removed ½ […]

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Mediterranean Lentil & Bulgur Salad

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cup lentils, cooked 1 cup cracked bulgur wheat, cooked 1 medium cucumber, peeled, deseeded and chopped medium 1 red bell pepper, chopped medium 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped fine 3 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped fine 1 clove garlic, chopped superfine ½ cup lemon juice ½ cup […]

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Middle Eastern Spiced Sweet Potato Herb Latkes with Curry Mint Sour Cream

Here are a few of our favorite latke recipes with a modern herbal twist. Each recipe is uniquely herbalized and is accompanied by its own unique serving sauce. We have latkes for all palette types and occasions, including sweet, savory, robust and fresh, and light. All of these recipes will create a new modern symbol of celebration for your Hanukah traditions.

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Middle Eastern Spiced Sweet Potato Herb Latkes with Curry Mint Sour Cream

Bring a touch of the Middle East into your Hanukah celebration with these spiced latkes!

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Milk Infused with Mint

Makes 3 cups Ingredients 3 cups milk 1 cup fresh mint, crumbled between fingers Directions In a medium saucepan, add milk and fresh mint. Heat on simmer, about 5 to 8 minutes. Strain out mint, and discard.

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Mint & Feta Lamb Sausage

This lamb sausage is heavenly with the warm melted feta inside, excellent with pastas and simply grilled with a side of vegetables.

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Mint Butter

Makes ½ cup butter Ingredients 1⁄3 cup butter, softened 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine 1 shallot, chopped superfine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest ½ cup fresh mint, chopped fine 1 teaspoon maldon salt Directions In a small mixing bowl combine all of the ingredients and mix well until a smooth butter paste […]

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Mint Chutney

Makes 1½ cups chutney Ingredients 2 cups fresh mint leaves ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves ¼ cup water ½ tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped 3 tablespoons lemon juice, with pulp 2 tablespoons grape seed oil or vegetable oil ½ tablespoon black mustard seeds, crushed 1 teaspoon salt plus additional to taste Directions Mix together all ingredients […]

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Mint Ice Cream with Fresh Orange-Beet Swirls

Makes 5 cups INGREDIENTS 2 cups 2% milk 2 cups half and half 1 cup sugar 2 cups fresh mint, chopped 10 egg yolks 1 medium red beet, cooked and peeled and cubed ½ cup orange juice ½ cup sugar DIRECTIONS In a heavy bottomed saucepan bring the milk, half and half, sugar and mint […]

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Mint Pita Chips

Serves 8 Ingredients 4 pita rounds, each cut into 8 triangles 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon cumin 3 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped fine Salt Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. On a baking sheet, place pita triangles, drizzle with olive oil, cumin, and mint. Season with salt, and mix well to coat pita. Place in […]

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Mint Strawberry Ice Cream with Parsley Syrup

Spring is a time where no matter where you are in the world you cannot help but think fresh, light, earthy and green.

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Minted Cucumbers with Chili

Makes 6 Servings

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Minted Hot Cocoa

This season’s hot herb trend will definitely warm you up: herbal cocoa and infused milks are making their steamy appearance just in time to fortify you against fall’s brisk, nippy air…

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Minted Iced Cocoa

Makes 4 iced cocoas Ingredients 4 cups skim milk ½ cup fresh mint leaves ¼ cup sugar 4 ounces dark chocolate Directions In a medium sauce pan combine the milk, mint leaves and sugar and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 5-7 minutes. Remove mint leaves and add dark […]

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Mixed Melon Salsa

Herbs and melons have unique pairing potential due to their extremely complex flavors.  With the addition of herbs, the melon flavor tends to deepen and create a heightened complexity and sweetness in their taste.  With a smorgasbord of possibilities, herbs and melons offer us a beautiful pairing for summer’s hottest days.  Experiment with the many different varieties available and fine tune the recipes to your specific taste profile. This lovely pairing is sure to make your summertime dining a truly decadent experience!

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Moisturizing Honey Mint Foot Sweat Lodge

Spending a little bit of time taking care of one’s feet is quite simple. Usually our homes have everything we need for a gentle and relaxing foot bath & home pedicure that will beat even the most expensive salon treatments! And its only 5 simple steps…….

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Muddled Minted Cucumber Gin

Makes 4 Drinks

These drinks are cool and refreshing and are great paired with sushi type appetizers for any happy hour occasion.

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Mutton Holler Swamp Coolers

Makes one gallon of non alcoholic mixer Ingredients Zest of 5 limes Zest of 4 lemons Juice of 10 limes Juice of 10 lemons 2 cups mint simple syrup 1 cup cucumber puree (cucumbers pureed) 1 cup strawberry puree (strawberries pureed) 4 cups water 4 cups seltzer water Ice Cucumber slices, strawberry sliced, lemon slices […]

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Nacatamales (Nicaraguan Tamales)

Makes 15 tamales (large) Nacatamales are similar to Mexican tamales but they are quite large and filled with a potato, rice, corn, vegetable and herb mixture and are typically served on holidays and special occasions. This recipe makes ½ size portions of the traditional tamale. Ingredients For the tamale dough 2 cups masa harina 2 […]

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Nectarine Mint Syrup

Makes 2 cups Ingredients ½ cup mint ½ cup sugar 1 cup water 1 ripe nectarine, pitted and chopped Directions Combine the mint, sugar, water and nectarine in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for about five minutes. Take off heat, cool and blend until smooth.

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Orange, Ginger, Mint Honey Tea

Makes 1 French press (about 6 cups) Ingredients ¼ cup fresh mint leaves 1 tablespoon dried orange peel (optional) 2 slices fresh orange slices 1 slice fresh or dried ginger 3 tablespoons honey Hot, just boiling water Directions In the French press or another tea pot, place fresh mint leaves, ginger and orange peel and […]

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Oven Tandoori Chicken with Cucumber Mint Chutney

Serves 4 Ingredients 8 chicken pieces, thighs, breasts, wings, drumsticks etc Salt & pepper 1.5 ounces of Ger-Nis’ tandoori spice mix (recipe follows) ½ cup yogurt 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves ¼ cup lemon juice ½ tablespoon lemon zest ½ tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped Cucumber Mint […]

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Parsley- Mint Lemon Prosecco

Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients 1 cup mint leaves 1 cup parsley leaves 1 cup sugar 2 cups water ½ cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 lemon sliced in rings 1 bottle prosecco Directions In a medium sauce pan, add basil, mint, sugar and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer […]

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Pea & Lemon Risotto with Mint Butter

Serves 6 Ingredients 5 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 shallot, chopped fine 1½ cups Arborio rice ½ cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 cup fresh peas, blanched 1 cup parmesan cheese Salt Freshly ground pepper Mint Butter (Recipe follows) Directions In a medium sized saucepot, […]

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Pea & Mint Tortellini in Herbed Brodo

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the spring pea and mint tortellini Olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 cup fresh peas, steamed soft and mashed 2 teaspoons lemon zest ¼ cup grated pecorino 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Fresh pasta sheets For the herbed brodo 1 (¼ pound) piece Parmigiano-Reggiano 6 cups chicken […]

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Pickled Asparagus with Mint & Lemon

Makes 1 bunch pickled asparagus

In a world where dinner parties, picnics, holiday & religious gatherings, and lazy Sundays still prevail, a beautiful glass jar of homemade pickled vegetables or fruits makes a unique and thoughtful gift.

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Pickled Chili Ginger Mint Cucumbers & Red Spring Onions

Makes 2 cups

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Pineapple and Mint

Fresh fruit pairs beautifully with all sorts of fresh herbs…here’s some combos we think go together like peas in a pod.  After you cooked your fresh fruit concoctions, top them with fresh ricotta, serve with a cheese plate, and of course they’ll pair smashinly with ice cream or sorbet!

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Pineapple Mint Iced Red Bush Tea

In the summer we get hot, and when we get hot our natural tendency is to drink something refreshing. Experts may tell us that water is the best thing to drink, but we human beings get bored with the same old thing even if it is good for us. Drinking tea has come back into fashion and we are surrounded by a vast amount of information about the health benefits of tea. Summer is a brilliant time to make the best of your body’s need for healthy liquid while taking advantage of the profound positive health impact of drinking tea and fresh herbs. Teas made of dried herbs contain powerful antioxidants, vitamins and loads of other good stuff that can be turned into a cooling summer drink that is the perfect solution to a hot day. It is a healthy alternative to a sugary soda pop or high fructose juice drink!

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Pomegranate Glazed Grilled Eggplant with Feta and Mint

Serves 4. INGREDIENTS 1 medium eggplant, sliced into 1 inch sliced of the whole eggplant Salt ½ cup pomegranate syrup ½ cup feta cubed into bite size pieces ½ cup fresh mint leaves torn into little bits PREPARATION Prepare a grill to medium heat. Sprinkle eggplant with salt and brush with pomegranates syrup. Grill on […]

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Potage of Spring Greens, with Green Garlic and Mint

Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 cups onions, finely chopped 6 cloves garlic, peeled and left whole Salt 1 small potato, peeled and diced 1 bunch dandelion greens 1 large bunch arugula 4 cups vegetable stock or water 1 (10 ounce) bag baby spinach ½ cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup […]

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Preserved Lemon, Mint, and Chili Chimichurri

Makes approximately 1 cup Ingredients 1 to 2 garlic cloves ¼- ½ cup preserved lemons 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 cup fresh mint leaves 1 long red chili, deseeded and chopped â…“ cup champagne vinegar ½ cup extra virgin olive oil Salt, to taste Directions Combine all ingredients in blender and pulse until […]

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Preserved Lemon-Mint Chili Chimichurri

Chimichurri originally hails from Argentina and Uruguay. It is a green herb sauce generally used to flavor meats that incorporates vinegar, garlic, and other spices. There are many variations of Chimichurri throughout the world, from Central America to France and Italy. This version adds a bit more depth and brightness with the preserved lemons. An […]

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Quinoa Apple Salad with Curry Dressing

Serves 4 Martha Stewart INGREDIENTS ¼ cup raw whole almonds 1 cup white quinoa 1 teaspoon honey 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot 1 teaspoon curry powder ¼ teaspoon coarse salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons dried currants 1 small McIntosh apple, cut into 1⁄8-inch-thick wedges […]

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Raspberry Mint Champagne Spritzer

A spritzer is a cool drink that is served with a mixture of fizzy or bubbled liquid along with flat liquid. We know them best as wine spritzers which are an incredibly lovely way to refresh yourself in the summer without adding tons of alcohol.

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Raspberry Mint Daquiri

2 ounces white rum 1 ounce lime juice 1 ounce fresh Raspberry Mint Syrup* Shake all ingredients together in a shaker. Strain into a chilled rocks glass. Garnish with a fresh mint leaf and fresh raspberry. * Fresh Raspberry Mint Syrup – Combine 1 cup of water, 1 cup of sugar and 1 teaspoon of […]

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Raspberry Mint Lip Gloss (Purple Tint)

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon shea butter 1 tablespoon almond oil 1 tablespoon beeswax ½ tablespoon Vitamin E oil 6 raspberries, smashed ¼ cup mint DIRECTIONS Heat up ingredients in small saucepan, and let simmer for 7 to 10 minutes, infusing ingredients. Strain contents into a jar. Let harden.

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Raspberry Mint Mousse

Please enjoy some of these herbal mousse ideas!

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Raspberry Mint Sorbet

All over the world one of the greatest pleasures we share is a mutual love for ice cream, granitas and sorbets. We all crave frozen treats as soon as the weather gets warm and even without the warm weather sometimes!

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Raspberry Tingle

Makes one drink This zippy little drink is sure to refresh and enliven the pallet. The freshness of the mint, parsley and fresh lime, combined with the tangy fresh raspberries, makes your mouth tingle with completeness! Ingredients Crushed ice 2 ounces cucumber infused gin 1 ounce lime juice 1 ounce herbal simple syrup (mint & […]

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Raviolis with Ricotta and Mint and Orange Shallot Poppy Seed Butter and Micro Beet Greens

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 cup fresh ricotta cheese, drained 1 cup fresh goat cheese 1 tablespoon orange zest 3 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon coarse black pepper Beet Pasta (recipe follows) Orange Shallot Poppy Seed Butter (recipe follows) Olive […]

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Red Cabbage, Mint and Beet Salad

Try some fall beet and herb favorites…………

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Rhubarb & Mint (Green) Iced Tea

Makes 1 large pitcher This is a refreshing a light, iced tea perfectly balanced and thirst quenching on a hot summer day. Ingredients 4-6 rhubarb stalks, medium length, chopped ½ cup turbinado sugar or honey 1 tablespoon lime zest 1 cup water2 bags of green tea 2 tablespoons fresh mint Juice of 1 lime Ice […]

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Rhubarb Mint Spritzer

Makes 1 gallon Ingredients 1 pound rhubarb, ends trimmed and cut into ½ inch pieces 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ cup fresh mint leaves 1 cup sugar 2 cups water Ice Seltzer water Directions Combine the rhubarb, lemon zest, lemon juice, mint, sugar and the water in a medium saucepan and […]

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Apples & Mint

Here is a simple & tasty way to enjoy winter’s hearty vegetable with a new and unique twist optimizing our love of herbs and seasonal ingredients, brightening us up in the dead of dark winter.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Apples & Mint

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 pounds brussel sprouts, cleaned, trimmed and halved lengthwise 2 tart apples, cored and chopped into bite size chunks (peel on) 1 medium red onion, chopped medium 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, torn into small pieces 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon almond oil (optional) Directions Pre-heat oven to […]

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Roasted Eggplant Caviar with Mint Soy Yogurt Drizzle

Serves 8 Ingredients 1 large eggplant 2 medium tomatoes, chopped medium 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces soy yogurt ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh lemon juice Directions Preheat oven […]

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Roasted Lamb with Eggplant, Cucumbers, Mint, Anchovy, and Yogurt

INGREDIENTS 1 cup yogurt Lemon juice, to taste Olive oil 2 cucumbers, peeled and finely chopped ½ cup mint leaves 2 large eggplant, diced and salted 2 anchovy fillets, finely chopped ½ teaspoon chili flakes 5 cloves garlic, only 1 clove finely chopped 1 lb. lamb loin salt and pepper, to taste 1 large sprig […]

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Roasted Spring Vegetable Salsa and Whole Wheat Chips

Makes 2-3 cups salsa Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 small spring onions, chopped fine ½ cup fennel bulb, chopped fine 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped fine 3 spears of asparagus, chopped fine ½ cup fresh peas ½ cup carrots, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped fine ½ cup fresh […]

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Salsa Verde

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 3 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped fine 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 teaspoon fresh red chili, chopped fine 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard ½ cup extra virgin olive oil Directions In a small bowl whisk […]

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Santorini Roasted Eggplant

We wanted to bring you a little taste of Oia, so here are a few recipes for the wonderful Santorini foods that one can experience on the unforgettable Greek isles.

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Santorini Roasted Eggplant

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 4 medium baby eggplants, cut in half 2 medium red onions, cut in half 3 medium tomatoes, cut in half 1 red pepper, cut into thick long strips ¼ cup fresh oregano, chopped ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped Olive oil Salt and […]

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Santorini Tzaziki

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 medium sized cucumber, peeled out but not deseeded and chopped fine 1 cup Greek Yogurt 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup fresh dill, chopped ½ cup fresh mint, chopped Juice of 2 lemons Salt and pepper Directions In a small bowl mix together the cucumber and yogurt until combined. […]

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Sauteed Baby Artichokes with Garlic and Mint

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 16 baby artichokes, trimmed, stems left on if possible, halved and rubbed with lemon 6 cloves garlic, peeled 2 sprigs fresh thyme ¾ cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped Sea salt or kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Warm the oil […]

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Scallop Crudo Lemon Shooters

Chili Mint Scallop Crudo with Shaved Baby Fennel and Ginger Serves 6 Ingredients 6 large scallops, (side muscle removed) and sliced thin and cut into strips 2 teaspoons salt Juice of 1 lemon Juice of 1 lime Juice of ½ orange 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon […]

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Shaved Summer Squash Salad with Chili and Mint and Toasted Pine Nuts

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 4-5 Summer Squash, cut into ribbons (using a mandolin) 1 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped ¼ cup olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon zest 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine 2 tablespoons fresh red chili, deseeded and chopped superfine 4 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted Directions In a mixing bowl mix together the squash, garlic, […]

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Silver-Dollar Walnut Cakes with Berry Compote and Lemon Ricotta

Serves 4 Ingredients For the Pancake Mix 1½ cups buckwheat flour 1½ tablespoons agave nectar ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1¼ cups almond milk, at room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ cup chopped […]

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Smoked Salmon, Radish, Pea and Spring Onion Salad with Mint Parsley Lemon Yogurt Dressing

We’ve taken our favorite salmon recipes and added our favorite seasonal herbs to give you new ways to enjoy wild salmon.

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Smoothalicious with Nettles & Mint

Here are some super simple, delicious, incredibly nutritious and easy to prepare recipes to get you started on your own herbal spring detox.

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Snap Pea & Mint Salad

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 pound raw snap peas, trimmed and julienned ¼ white onion, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped Juice and zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup parmesan cheese (optional) Salt Freshly ground pepper DIRECTIONS In a medium size bowl, combine all ingredients. Season with salt and […]

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Snow, Snap and Shelling Peas with Fennel, Lemon & Spring Herbs

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1½ cups snow peas 1½ cups snap peas 1 cup fresh peas 1 fennel bulb, shaved Zest of one lemon Juice of one lemon 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped Maldon salt DIRECTIONS In a steamer pan steam snow peas and snap […]

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Spicy Mango Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 firm-greenish ripe mangoes, sliced in thin long wedges ½ cup scallions, chopped fine 1 small red onion, sliced thin ½ cup fresh mint leaves, sliced ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, sliced 1 small thai chili, sliced thin Salt Zest of one lime Juice of two limes 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar […]

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Spicy Moroccan Cauliflower Latke with Preserved Lemons and Mint Marmalade

These are Moroccan inspired latkes with a tangy mint sauce adds interest and an exotic twist.

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Spicy Moroccan Cauliflower Latkes with Preserved Lemons & Mint Marmalade

Here are a few of our favorite latke recipes with a modern herbal twist. Each recipe is uniquely herbalized and is accompanied by its own unique serving sauce. We have latkes for all palette types and occasions, including sweet, savory, robust and fresh, and light. All of these recipes will create a new modern symbol of celebration for your Hanukah traditions.

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Spicy Pumpkin and Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese (Brown Lentils)

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 cup brown lentils 3 cups (about one 2-pound whole pumpkin) sugar pumpkin or butternut squash 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon hot smoked Spanish paprika ½ teaspoon sea salt 4 cups baby arugula 1 cup soft goat cheese, crumbled ¼ cup mint leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon […]

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Spring Asparagus & Mint Pesto with Chive Blossoms & Smoked Gouda

Makes 2 ½ cups pesto Ingredients 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed (½ inch off only) and chopped ½ cup fresh mint leaves, stems removed and chopped 2 teaspoons lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¼ cup raw almonds ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 1½ teaspoons salt Baguette Smoked gouda Chive blossoms Directions Place all […]

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Spring Greens & Herb Smoothie

Makes 2-10 ounce smoothies INGREDIENTS 1 cup green kale leaves, chopped 1 cup fresh parsley leaves 1 cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves 1 banana, cubed ½ apple, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks ½ pear, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks 1 cup water 1 cup of ice 1 teaspoon salt […]

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Spring Herbal Osso Bucco & Herbed Gremolata

Serves 4-6 This lovely & lively dish is perfect for a chilly spring day, perfectly fresh yet warming with loads of fresh herbs and spring vegetables. Ingredients 4-6 cross-cut veal shanks (osso bucco tied with kitchen string) ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped fine ¼ cup olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped […]

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Spring Pea & Mint Ravioli with Sweet Pea Flowers

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 shallot, minced 1 cup fresh English peas, steamed soft and mashed ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped ¼ cup ricotta cheese ¼ cup goat cheese ½ teaspoon lemon zest Salt Freshly ground pepper Herbed pasta dough For the sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 shallot ½ cup vegetable broth Juice and zest […]

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Spring Pea and Mint Ravioli with Garlic Mint Butter and Pecorino Lemon Zest Shavings

Serves 6 Ingredients For the spring pea and mint ravioli Olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 cup fresh peas, steamed soft and mashed 2 teaspoons lemon zest ¼ cup grated pecorino 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 Ger-Nis fresh pasta recipe For the garlic mint butter 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine […]

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Spring Pea Risotto with Prosciutto and Basil & Mint Butter

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the pea risotto 5 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 shallot, chopped fine 1½ cups Arborio rice ½ cup dry white wine 5 slices of prosciutto cut in small pieces 1 cup fresh peas, blanched 1 cup parmesan cheese Salt Freshly ground pepper For the basil & mint butter […]

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Stewed Squid with Salsa Verde

Serves 6 Ingredients 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons fresh red chili, chopped 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 2 pounds fresh squid, cleaned and sliced thick 6-8 plum tomatoes, chopped 1 cup chickpeas, cooked 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves 2 teaspoons salt ½ […]

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Stone Fruit Herbal Sodas

Makes 1 soda Ingredients Ice 2 ounces herbal stone fruit syrup of choice Soda water Stone fruit garnish of choice Directions Pour two ounces of the stone fruit herbal syrup on a large glass filled with ice. Fill with soda water and stir. Add more syrup for added sweetness, stir and garnish with a piece […]

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Strawberry Mint Fizz

Makes 1 serving INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons strawberry syrup, recipe below Juice of 1 lime 3 tablespoons roughly chopped mint 1 cup chilled sparkling water PREPARATION In a tall glass muddle strawberry syrup, lime juice and mint. Fill glass with ice and sparkling water, stir well and serve. Strawberry Syrup INGREDIENTS ¼ cup fresh strawberries, mashed […]

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Strawberry Mint Gin Mini Pesto Elixir

©Nissa Pierson, Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center, Gowanus Brooklyn Ingredients 1 cup simple syrup ½ cup fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves 3 fresh strawberries, de-stemmed and chopped 2 teaspoons lemon zest Juice of one lemon Directions Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until a smooth pesto-like sauce is created. […]

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Sugar Mint Foot Scrub

Spending a little bit of time taking care of one’s feet is quite simple. Usually our homes have everything we need for a gentle and relaxing foot bath & home pedicure that will beat even the most expensive salon treatments! And its only 5 simple steps…….

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Summer Fruit Salad with Ginger-Mint Honey Dressing

Makes approx ¾ cup Ingredients ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon grated ginger Juice and zest of 1 lime 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped fine Fresh seasonal summer fruit: melons, peaches, plums, wedge and chopped Directions In a small mixing bowl, whisk together all ingredients together until blended well. Place the fruit in a large bowl […]

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Summer Squash Soup with Basil-Mint Pistou

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped 2 medium zucchini, chopped 2 patty pan squash, chopped 1 yellow zucchini, chopped 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups onion broth or light vegetable stock ½ cup fresh basil leaves ¼ […]

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Summer Squash Soup with Mint Pesto

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped 2 medium zucchini, chopped 2 patty pan squash, chopped 1 yellow zucchini, chopped 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups onion broth or light vegetable stock ½ cup fresh basil leaves ¼ […]

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Sweet & Spicy Herbal Slaw

Makes 4-5 cups of Slaw, serving 12-15 people INGREDIENTS 1 medium to large head of red cabbage, shredded and center discarded 2 large carrots, peeled and shredded 1 red bell pepper, deseeded, pith removed, and chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, deseeded, pith removed, and chopped 1 orange bell pepper, deseeded, pith remove, and chopped ½ […]

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Sweet Minty Raspberry Puree

Makes one cup Ingredients 1 cup fresh raspberries ¼ cup fresh mint leaves Juice of one lime ¼ cup herbal simple syrup (mint & parsley combo) Directions Place all the puree ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

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Tamarind Beef Satay with Hot & Cold Cucumber Mint Sauce

Serves 6 Ingredients 1½ pounds beef, hanger of flank steak preffered, cut into strips and pound thin Wooden Skewers, pre-soaked 2 tablespoons tamarind paste 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 3 cloves of garlic, grated 1 shallot, chopped fine Zest of 1 lime Juice of 3 limes 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon sambal Hot & […]

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Tarragon Beet Salad

Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 1 cup mixed baby lettuces 2 medium beets, cooked, trimmed and sliced 1 red grapefruit, peeled, pitted and segmented 1 navel or cara orange, peeled, pitted and segmented 1 small shallot, chopped fine ¼ cup champagne vinegar ¼ cup fresh tarragon, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped 3 tablespoons almond oil Juice […]

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Tarragon Peach Herbal Iced Tea

Makes 1 pitcher Tarragon and mint have a history of being a truly refreshing duo in the dead of summer’s heat. The addition of summer sweet peaches only makes for a sweeter ad perhaps more sultry experience! Ingredients ¼ cup fresh tarragon leaves ½ cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup sliced peaches 1 cup turbinado […]

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Thai Coconut Scallop Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds of Nantucket Bay Scallops 2 teaspoons salt Juice and zest of 3 limes ½ cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon lemon grass bulb, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon ginger, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon raw sugar 1 or […]

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Thai Cucumber Salad with Roasted Peanuts

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 english cucumbers, peeled and chopped fine 1 clove garlic, chopped fine 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped fine 1 medium red onion, chopped fine 1 red bell pepper, chopped fine 1 red chili, chopped fine ½ cups fresh mint, chopped Juice of 2 limes 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 1 tablespoon rice […]

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Thai Poached Chili-Lemongrass-Ginger Mint Shrimp with Fresh Sweet Chili Sauce

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups water 1 tablespoon ginger, sliced thin 1 tablespoon lemon grass, sliced thin 3 sprigs of fresh mint 1 thai red chili, sliced 2 limes (1 sliced, 1 wedged) 1 pound medium sized shrimp Sweet Chili Sauce Directions In a medium sauce pan add the water, lime, ginger, lemon grass, mint […]

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The Adler Beet

Makes 1 cocktail As I embarked on my creation process for a cocktail concoction for Tamar Adler’s last class in her  wonderful series  based on her best selling book at Ger-Nis, An Everlasting Meal, I knew it had to be vibrant, down to earth, secretively refined and smart, just like she is.  I knew it […]

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The Reformed Presbyterian

Makes 1 cocktail Ingredients A few fresh mint leaves 1½ ounces bourbon ¼ ounce Gran Classico ½ ounce lime juice 1 ounce fresh ginger syrup (turbinado sugar) 1 cup sugar 2 ounces seltzer Lime peel & fresh ginger sliver garnish Directions Muddle a few mint leaves in a shaker. Add all other ingredients except for […]

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Tofu Vegetable Pho

Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS For the broth 2 medium onions, chopped large 3 cloves garlic 1 shallot, chopped large A 1-inch piece of galangal, peeled and chopped A 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and chopped 2 small carrots, cut into large pieces 1 cinnamon stick 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 3 star anise […]

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Tomato Croquettes

We wanted to bring you a little taste of Oia, so here are a few recipes for the wonderful Santorini foods that one can experience on the unforgettable Greek isles.

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Tomato Croquettes

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 cup plum tomatoes, chopped (include juices) ¼ cup Santorini Dried Tomatoes, chopped ½ cup yellow onion, chopped fine 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped 2 small red chilies, roasted and chopped 1 teaspoon lemon zest Salt and ground […]

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Tropical Mint Salsa

Summertime salsas have come a long way from the tomato, onion and cilantro salsa of our past. Spicy, smooth, sweet, cool, sultry, tangy, and down right sassy; that is how we like our summer salsas.

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Tunisian Fresh Mint Tea with Pine Nuts

Ingredients 1 cup fresh mint leaves Honey Hot water Pine nuts Directions In a tea cup place 4-10 fresh mint leaves and fill with hot water.  Add honey to taste and place 4-8 pine nuts on the top.

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Tunisian Potato & Herb Salad with Harissa and Yogurt

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds yellow potatoes, cooked and cubed or cut in approx ½ inch cubes (peels on or off) 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped 1 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon salt Cracked black pepper ¼-½  cup extra virgin Olive Oil Yogurt Fresh Mint Harissa ( […]

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Vietnamese Summer Garden Noodle Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 package buckwheat soba noodles, cooked, and rinsed cool (or Rice noodles) 1 cups napa cabbage, shredded 1 cup red cabbage, shredded 1 cups baby bok choy leaves 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 medium carrot, ribboned with a peeler ½ cucumber, peeled and chopped ½ cup […]

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Watermelon Lime & Mint Granita

Makes 3 cups Ingredients ½ cup sugar ½ cup water ½ cup fresh mint leaves Juice and zest of 2 limes 2 cups watermelon Directions In a blender place all the ingredients and blend until smooth. Pour into a low metal dish with sides and freeze. After the first hour, using a fork, scrape puree […]

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Watermelon Mint Lime Cubes

Serves 6 Ingredients Zest of 1 lime Juice of 2 limes ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped fine ½ cup raw sugar or regular sugar 2 cups watermelon cubed into ½ inch cubes Directions In a mixing bowl combine the lime zest, mint, lime juice, and sugar and whisk until all sugar is incorporated. Place […]

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Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad

Herbs and melons have unique pairing potential due to their extremely complex flavors.  With the addition of herbs, the melon flavor tends to deepen and create a heightened complexity and sweetness in their taste.  With a smorgasbord of possibilities, herbs and melons offer us a beautiful pairing for summer’s hottest days.  Experiment with the many different varieties available and fine tune the recipes to your specific taste profile. This lovely pairing is sure to make your summertime dining a truly decadent experience!

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Wholegrain Savory Garden Scones

Makes about 10 scones These amazingly delicious scones are perfect for those who want a quick and savory breakfast option. Easy on the go and healthy! Eat with a dollop of herbal butter or tomato preserves. Ingredients 1½ cups whole wheat flour ½ cup buckwheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ […]

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Zucchini & Chili Mint Salad

Serves 2 Ingredients 2 zucchinis, cut into ribbons (using a mandolin) ½ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspon lemon juice 1 glove garlic, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon fresh red chili, deseeded and chopped superfine 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted Salt Directions In a mixing bowl mix […]

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Zucchini Mint Latkes with Minted Yogurt

Here are a few of our favorite latke recipes with a modern herbal twist. Each recipe is uniquely herbalized and is accompanied by its own unique serving sauce. We have latkes for all palette types and occasions, including sweet, savory, robust and fresh, and light. All of these recipes will create a new modern symbol of celebration for your Hanukah traditions.

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Zucchini, Chili & Mint Panini with Parmesan

Makes 4-6 Paninis Ingredients 2 zucchinis, cut into ribbons (using a mandolin) ½ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon fresh red chili, deseeded and chopped superfine 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted Salt 12-18 slices parmesan cheese Ciabatta […]

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