Category Archives for "Mint"

Sep 16

A Pineapple Refresher and a Dessert Drink (with a Secret Ingredient) from the Half Pint Hacks

By Amanda Rose | Mint

Frederick is very proud of this drink because, first, it’s fantastic, and second, the “secret ingredient” was his idea. We were driving back from a Labor Day breakfast and planning to make a pineapple drink. “It needs more than pineapple,” I said. We brainstormed. I had a number of suggestions but when Frederick mentioned his […]

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Nov 12

Homemade mint/peppermint extract: You’re making it all wrong! Two key tips you probably do not know

By Amanda Rose | Mint

There is something magical about the bright flavor of peppermint. I love to add peppermint extract to my coffee, particularly when I need a little extra perk. The freshness perks me up. With mint growing all over our yard and increase in the forest nearby, of course I’ve wondered how to make peppermint extract myself. […]

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