The Truffle Shuffle: Easy Mint Recipes

| 7/22/2009 4:52:25 PM

Tags: Mint, My Garden, Tips, Taylor Miller, The Garden Gnome, Recipes, Desserts,

TaylorI think I’ve mentioned in the past, I’m an awful cook.  Desperate, really. But with a backyard of herbs, it’s tough not to do some experimenting and, with me, desserts are the way to go!

Here are some great recipes I’ve made, perfect for any mint-grower. And believe me, if I can make them, you can too!

Candied Mint Leaves: 

Serve these easy-to-make candies as an after-dinner mint or a garnish to a sorbet. They’ll leave you with a surprisingly refreshing taste like you’ve never experienced. 

Candied Mint Leaves
My candied mint leaves were a big hit at my 4th of July party.

• 1 egg white
• Small amount of water
• Handful of rinsed mint leaves (chocolate-mint, spearmint, peppermint, lemon-balm, orange mint and/or cinnamon-mint)

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