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Kitchen Dictionary: mint

There are 30 species of mint, but the two most commonly available are peppermint (more pungent with bright green leaves, purple stems and peppery flavor) and spearmint (gray-green leaves and milder flavor).

Ingredient

Season: June - August

How to select: Available year round, but summer is height of the season. Look for even-colored leaves.

How to store: Keep stems down in a glass of water with the leaves covered in plastic for a week changing the water every 2 days, or in plastic with a damp paper towel.

Matches well with: carrots, chocolate, duck, eggplant, fruit, goat, ice cream, lamb, lentils, oranges, peas, peppers, pilafs, pork, salsas, tomatoes, vegetables, yogurt

More Mint Recipes
Popular Mint Recipes
Chocolate Mint Candy (Fudge)
Christmas Mint Cookies
Moroccan Mint Tea
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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 0
Calories from Fat 0 (0%)
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g 0%

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