• Discoveries at the Jungle: Mint

    Mint is a mouthful! It’s one of the most popular flavors in use across the globe as well as across our shelves. Though it’s familiar, it immediately transports our pallets and imaginations. We’re taking you beyond just peppermint candies and chocolate you might be familiar with to explore mint teas, sauces, jellies, extracts and more!!

     

    Mint as an herb thrives near pools of water, lakes, rivers and cool moist spots in the shade.

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle Mint: Cooking With Mint Part 1

    Mint is an often overlooked herb as most people get caught up in mint candies, gum or other snacks, but mint can be a welcome and delicious addition to many meals! It can add a refreshing, clean taste to any dish. Go ahead, be adventurous!

    Check out our features this month:

    Discoveries at the Jungle: Mint

    Cooking With Mint Part 1

    Cooking With Mint Part 2

    Cooking With Mint Part 3

    Mint Teas

    Mint Snacks Part 1

    Mint Snacks Part 2

    Mint Snacks Part 3

    Mint Snacks Part 4

    Mint For Your Health

     

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle Mint: Cooking With Mint Part 2

    Mint is an often overlooked herb as most people get caught up in mint candies, gum or other snacks, but mint can be a welcome and delicious addition to many meals! It can add a refreshing, clean taste to any dish. Go ahead, be adventurous!

    Check out our features this month:

    Discoveries at the Jungle: Mint

    Cooking With Mint Part 1

    Cooking With Mint Part 2

    Cooking With Mint Part 3

    Mint Teas

    Mint Snacks Part 1

    Mint Snacks Part 2

    Mint Snacks Part 3

    Mint Snacks Part 4

    Mint For Your Health

     

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle Mint: Cooking With Mint Part 3

    Did you know Jungle Jim’s has an in-house cooking school? We are pleased to have Leigh Barnhart Ochs as our Cooking School director! She was a guest instructor at The Cooking School from 2005- 2010 when she assumed directorship. Her training includes ten years of cooking school sessions at LaVarenne at The Greenbrier in West Virginia, cooking and studying with Julia Child, Anne Willan, Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Todd English and other top chefs in the industry.

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle Mint: Teas

    Tea has an ancient and rich history that spans from the 3rd century AD and reaches across the globe. Tea originated in China, but it has traveled and morphed across borders since it’s beginnings. There are a plethora of teas available today, from all corners of the world, and Jungle Jim’s International Market carries an increasingly wide variety from all over. Enjoy these two different teas that incorporate mint for Discoveries and the Jungle this month.

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle Mint: Mint Snacks Part 1

    There is nothing more delicious than snacking with mint! Jungle Jim’s carries so many different candies, chocolates, cookies, drinks, and other snacks featuring this fresh herb. Come with us and discover a new favorite mint snack today!

    Check out our features this month:

    Discoveries at the Jungle: Mint

    Cooking With Mint Part 1

    Cooking With Mint Part 2

    Cooking With Mint Part 3

    Mint Teas

    Mint Snacks Part 1

    Mint Snacks Part 2

    Mint Snacks Part 3

    Mint Snacks Part 4

    Mint For Your Health

     

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle Mint: Mint Snacks Part 2

    There is nothing more delicious than snacking with mint! Jungle Jim’s carries so many different candies, chocolates, cookies, drinks, and other snacks featuring this fresh herb. Come with us and discover a new favorite mint snack today!

    Check out our features this month:

    Discoveries at the Jungle: Mint

    Cooking With Mint Part 1

    Cooking With Mint Part 2

    Cooking With Mint Part 3

    Mint Teas

    Mint Snacks Part 1

    Mint Snacks Part 2

    Mint Snacks Part 3

    Mint Snacks Part 4

    Mint For Your Health

     

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle Mint: Mint Snacks Part 3

    There is nothing more delicious than snacking with mint! Jungle Jim’s carries so many different candies.  We carry chocolates, cookies, drinks, and other snacks featuring this fresh herb, why not discover a new favorite mint snack today!

    Check out our features this month:

    Discoveries at the Jungle: Mint

    Cooking With Mint Part 1

    Cooking With Mint Part 2

    Cooking With Mint Part 3

    Mint Teas

    Mint Snacks Part 1

    Mint Snacks Part 2

    Mint Snacks Part 3

    Mint Snacks Part 4

    Mint For Your Health

     

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle Mint: Mint Snacks Part 4

    There is nothing more delicious than snacking with mint! Jungle Jim’s carries so many different candies.  We carry chocolates, cookies, drinks, and other snacks featuring this fresh herb, why not discover a new favorite mint snack today!

    Check out our features this month:

    Discoveries at the Jungle: Mint

    Cooking With Mint Part 1

    Cooking With Mint Part 2

    Cooking With Mint Part 3

    Mint Teas

    Mint Snacks Part 1

    Mint Snacks Part 2

    Mint Snacks Part 3

    Mint Snacks Part 4

    Mint For Your Health

     

    Read article
  • Discoveries at the Jungle Mint: Mint For Your Health

    Mint has many health benefits and can be incorporated into your food, essential oils or eat it fresh! Mint contains properties that can help with your digestion, weight loss, relief from nausea, depression, fatigue, and even headaches.

     

    Mint promotes digestion and soothes your stomach, in case of indigestion or inflammation. You can drink mint teas or even chew fresh leaves, to get the desired effect. Even smelling mint can encourage digestive enzymes to activate!

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