11 Savory Mint Recipes to Keep Things Fresh All Season Long

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You forget about mint sometimes. Sure, it’s the garnish on your fruit salad and the hidden flavor in your ice cream cone. But when was the last time you let mint be the star of the show? While you proudly leave basil whole on pizzas and in stir-fries, your mint leaves are torn, ribboned, and tucked in discreet places where you never have to see them.

Let’s fix that. As our herb garden comes into season, we’ll make mint our kitchen confidante. We’ll think beyond the dessert table and put our friend front and center — for dinner, for grilling season, and for everything after. Raise a julep to summer’s favorite herb — we’re falling in love with mint all over again.

Image: Heather Christo

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