Discoveries at the Jungle Mint: Cooking With Mint Part 2

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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!

Baxters Mint Jelly

 

As well as the traditional Sunday roast, Baxters Mint Jelly also goes well with oily fish, such as mackerel, or as a glaze for potatoes or fresh peas. Add a little freshness to your cooking!

 

Did you know? Most species of mints are perennial plants which mean that they can survive more than two years in the wild.



Reese Creme De Menthe

 

Reese Creme De Menthe Syrup is great for flavored coffees, ice cream drinks, and cocktails. Add to whipped cream for a delicious, minty topping for your favorite cake or pie.

 

Did you know? Mint was originally used as a medicinal herb to treat stomach ache and chest pains.



LorAnn Peppermint Candy Flavoring

 

LorAnn has been in the flavoring game for over 50 years and is still family owned. The company is actually named in honor of the founder’s wife and daughter (Lara and Ann). You can use these oils to flavor anything from candy, cookies and other baked goods, to ice cream, beverages, and more! These flavorings are supercharged with 3-4 times of the potency of regular grocery store flavorings.

Did you know? mint plants originated in the Mediterranean region.



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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