Post Tagged with: "mint"

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Mint Limeade

Mint Limeade

I know it may not seem this way for some of you up north, but I assure you that warm weather is on its way! It’s just two short weeks [...]

May 16, 2011 × 14 comments

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Lamb Chops with Pumpkin Apple Chutney

Lamb Chops with Pumpkin Apple Chutney

Every year I get a little nostalgic around October. I miss the change of the season, the way the air becomes clean and chilly, the turning of the leaves and [...]

October 13, 2010 × 16 comments

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Garlic & Cashew Noodle Salad

Garlic & Cashew Noodle Salad

Spring is here! Soon I’ll be overdosing on asparagus and peas and all those spring vegetables that I’ve been missing for months. It’s finally starting to warm up. And warm [...]

March 23, 2010 × 14 comments

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Toasted Coconut & Almond Rice with Mint

Toasted Coconut & Almond Rice with Mint

After much Googling, I’ve finally found a CSA that I think I’ll like and that I don’t have to drive 30 miles to get to. Because it’s too hot and [...]

August 17, 2009 × 4 comments

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Tom’s Favorite Vietnamese Noodle Salad

Tom’s Favorite Vietnamese Noodle Salad

I rarely make the same thing twice in a month. Even rarer for me to make something four times in a month. And it’s quite possibly unheard of for me [...]

August 12, 2009 × 9 comments

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Mojito Roasted Potatoes

Mojito Roasted Potatoes

Is there anything more refreshing than a cold, crisp Mojito when it it’s 200 degrees outside? I don’t think so. Nothing says summer like lime and ice and mint leaves. [...]

July 17, 2009 × 8 comments

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Lamb with Mint Gremolata

Lamb with Mint Gremolata

Have you ever had a Lamb Saratoga chop? Neither had I. But they looked so pretty in the butcher’s case at Whole Foods that I splurged for a fancy Saturday [...]

May 18, 2009 × 8 comments

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Garlic & Mint Shrimp

Garlic & Mint Shrimp

I really love when I find a great recipe that’s 5 ingredients or less. These Garlic & Mint Shrimp are simple, easy and really delicious. I had actually planned on [...]

April 20, 2009 × 3 comments

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pork sandwich w/ spicy mango cucumber slaw

pork sandwich w/ spicy mango cucumber slaw

The idea for this sandwich started out as a vague thought about Vietnamese-style tacos. Why Vietnamese-style tacos you ask? Well, I’m not sure. I was thinking that taco toppings are [...]

September 5, 2008 × 23 comments

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watermelon, ricotta salata & mint salad

watermelon, ricotta salata & mint salad

Nothing says summer like watermelon and mint. Watermelon is a summer staple – so juicy, sweet and refreshing. Ricotta salata is a firmer, saltier version of standard ricotta and resembles [...]

July 9, 2008 × 68 comments

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merguez dumplings w/mint yogurt dipping sauce

merguez dumplings w/mint yogurt dipping sauce

It’s like everything I make lately is stuffed into a wonton wrapper! I actually made these dumplings last week, but the new steaming method I used didn’t quite work out [...]

April 30, 2008 × 3 comments

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refreshing ricotta & poppy seed toasts

refreshing ricotta & poppy seed toasts

My parents threw a Cuban-themed party last week and served made-to-order Mojitos. To make a long story short, my mom had about 2 pounds (yes, pounds) of leftover fresh mint. [...]

April 14, 2008 × 2 comments