Grow Your Own Mint

Punch up the flavor of a salad or a cream sauce with a sprinkling of minced fresh mint.



Mint
If your winters are too cold for mints to stay outdoors, you can grow them in containers moved into a cool room in late fall and watered occasionally through winter.
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Mint Leaves
In ancient Rome, Pliny the Elder, one of the world’s first natural historians, observed that mint’s aroma “reanimates the spirit.” He probably was referring to Mentha spicata, wild spearmint.
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