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Why else would you grow mint?

Why else would you grow mint?

I thought it might be nice to grow a bit of mint for the summer cocktail season. Let's just say, I have no regrets. I know mint tends to grow out of hand, but hopefully, I'll find a way to keep up with production.

Here's a classic recipe for Mojitos:

Ingredients:
10 fresh mint leaves
1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges
2 TBSP white sugar
1 cup ice (crushed preferably)
1 1/2 oz of rum
1/2 cup club soda

Directions:

  1. Put mint and 1 lime wedge into a glass and use a muddler to crush the mint and lime. This releases the oils and the juice.
  2. Add 2 more lime wedges and sugar and muddle that.
  3. Fill the glass with ice and pour the rum in.
  4. Fill the remainder of the glass with club soda.
  5. Toss in the remaining lime wedge and enjoy!

What cocktails to you like to make with mint? Let me know in the comments!

First, Last & (Hopefully) Always

First, Last & (Hopefully) Always

Bike Ride & Lunch at the Tewksbury Inn -Tewksbury, NJ

Bike Ride & Lunch at the Tewksbury Inn -Tewksbury, NJ