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Thin Mints Ice Cream Cake

Every year I buy several boxes of Thin Mints from the Girl Scouts and stash them in the freezer.  After the kids go to bed my husband and I will eat a few, ice-cold, out of the freezer.  By some … Continue reading

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Thin Mints Ice Cream Cake

Every year I buy several boxes of Thin Mints from the Girl Scouts and stash them in the freezer.  After the kids go to bed my husband and I will eat a few, ice-cold, out of the freezer.  By some … Continue reading

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Cucumber Gazpacho With Shrimp and Mint Oil

  This is so creamy you would swear it’s full of dairy, but (as long as you don’t pop a shrimp on top) it’s completely vegan.  Cool, crisp and slightly sweet, this is the perfect starter to any summer meal. … Continue reading

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Thin Mints Ice Cream Cake

Every year I buy several boxes of Thin Mints from the Girl Scouts and stash them in the freezer.  After the kids go to bed my husband and I will eat a few, ice-cold, out of the freezer.  By some … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Scallops with Prosciutto and Minted Pea Puree

My mint wintered over this year, did yours?  It usually does, but this year was a little different.  It never completely died down, I had fresh mint all winter long!  Here is a great recipe to highlight the fresh, springy … Continue reading

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Minty Mojito on the Rocks

Nice weather always puts me in a cocktail mood.  My mojito uses a mint infused simple syrup that’s a snap to make.  You can get creative by using herbs you like or have growing in your garden- lavender, tarragon, and … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Scallops with Prosciutto and Minted Pea Puree

I adapted this recipe from the April 2011 Bon Appetit.  My favorite mail day used to be the day that my Martha Stewart Living arrived, now it’s when the new Bon Appetit arrives.  I find myself carrying it around the house … Continue reading

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