Mint is mint is mint. Right? So it would seem, given that supermarkets carry only one kind (which is almost always spearmint). But go to a farmers’ market in spring and you’ll find small pots of fragrant orange, apple, and pineapple mint, zesty ginger mint, and even chocolate mint. The variety is mindboggling, and the smells alone are enough to send you straight to the kitchen. And once you see these recipes, that will seem like an even better idea. Click here for more on all the amazing varieties of mint, as well as tips on how to store and chop fresh mint.
|Toasted Israeli Couscous Salad with Mint, Cucumber, and Feta||Poached Flounder with Mint Beurre Blanc|
|Roast Rack of Lamb with Lemon-Mint Salsa Verde||White Bean Salad with Mint and Red Onion|
|Derby Day Mint Julep Cocktail||Strawberry-Mint Shortcakes|