TBT Recipe: Watermelon, Mint and Chile Gazpacho

TBT Recipe: Watermelon, Mint and Chile Gazpacho

Oh, dear, it is only Wednesday but here we have TBT recipe meant for tomorrow. Well, you can get a head start on a most interesting summer soup! I first posted this in October, 2014, as fall was definitely upon. I suspect, good as it was then, this recipe would...
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...