Fresh Mint and Apple Chutney from Darina Allen

Fresh Mint and Apple Chutney from Darina Allen

  Our Easter meal was heavily out of Darina Allen’s wonderful Grow Cook Nourish. I have to admit, I’d never had a mint chutney with apple, but this was really, really a delight — just a lovely mate to the rack of lamb we were serving. Lamb must, of course, be sided...
Mint Simple Syrup

Mint Simple Syrup

By far mint is my favorite herb. Mint flavoring in the frosting on my brownies. Mint penetrating deeply throughout my julep. Mint jelly covering my spring leg of lamb. In our Catskills house a decade ago, we planted five thin sprigs. Mint is invasive and we now have...
Mint Julep Fruit Salad from What Can I Bring?

Mint Julep Fruit Salad from What Can I Bring?

I know, something “Mint Julep” is surely something for spring. But this Mint Julep idea comes from a wonderful new cookbook, What Can I Bring?, a book that you will surely want to flip through every page discovering wonderful Southern-style comfort food. Here a mint...