Growing Mint

Fresh mint is so versatile that it should be a staple in every garden. Plant several varieties and use them in drinks, sauces, salads, jellies, desserts, or as gorgeous garnishes.

Tasty Recipes

Roasted Eggplant with Herbed Labneh

One of the best ways to enjoy fresh eggplant is to roast it. The flavor intensifies and its nutty, meaty...

Spicy Eggplant Stir-Fry

Whip this recipe up on a weeknight when you’re looking to give your family’s tastebuds a wake-up call! Meaty eggplant...

Herbed Hummus

This surprising twist on a Mediterranean favorite has a delightfully fresh flavor. Use just-harvested herbs from the garden if you...

Watermelon Jicama Salad

This refreshing summer salad boasts a wonderful mixture of tender and crunchy textures, and is delicious served alongside grilled steak...

Chocolate Mint Cupcakes

When it comes to adding flavoring to baked goods, it’s common to reach for an extract or concentrated flavoring. But...

Roasted Carrots with Chopped Mint Dressing

Roasting carrots is one of the best way to bring out and intensify this root’s inner sweetness. Seasoned with a...

Mint Chutney

Mint chutney is often used as a condiment for Indian cuisine, served alongside spices to flavor entrees and top freshly...

Berry Basil Fruit Salad

Basil may seem like an unlikely accompaniment to fruit, but it adds a surprising depth of flavor and interest to...

Watermelon Cucumber Sparkler

This sparkler is the perfect addition to a warm day summer day at the lake or an evening barbecue. Add...

Minted Iced Tea

A tall glass of minted iced tea is very refreshing on a hot summer day. While spearmint is the traditional...

Parsley Tabbouleh Salad

Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern salad containing parsley, bulgur wheat, tomatoes, and other healthy ingredients. This salad makes a wonderful,...

Asian Basil Rolls

Yield :  6 rolls Ingredients 3 ounces uncooked rice noodles 6 (8-inch) round sheets rice paper 6 Buttercrunch (or other...

Watermelon Salad

You’ll love the taste of this fresh watermelon salad. It’s the perfect first course for a summer party or covered...

Herb Hummus

Yield :  2  ½ cups Ingredients 3 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas 1 cup plain yogurt ¾ cup tahini ¾ cup olive...

Fruit Salad with Lemon and Mint Sauce

Bright and refreshing, this fruit salad shows off the flavors of fresh melon, strawberries, and mint — a real treat...

Cool Spiced Green Tea

Take your iced tea up a notch by making this spiced green tea with a pleasing mix of flavors, including...

Learn about growing mint

Herbs, Color & Collards Container Garden

Collards, a Southern favorite that is becoming increasingly popular in other parts of the country, take center stage in this...

Artichoke & Mint Container Garden

Lush and green, this Artichoke & Mint Container Garden design features a center-of-attention artichoke surrounded by your favorite kind of...

How to Grow Herbs Indoors

Many kitchen gardeners love the convenience of fresh herbs at home, and what could be more convenient that an indoor...

Well-mannered Mint

Mint is a wonderful herb that no kitchen (and therefore garden) should be without. It is also an important ingredient...

Fresh and Handy 4 x 4-foot Herb Garden

Fresh herbs elevate every home-cooked meal. Keep a collection of your favorite herbs handy in a 4 x 4 bed....