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Recipes containing Mint

5/30/2014#Healthy

Cold Cucumber and Avocado Soup

Cold Avocado and Cucumber Soup Recipe

As a popular agent for warmth and comfort, soup gets the most love and attention during the winter months. However, we don’t believe that any one season should lay claim to such a broad category of cuisine, and, rather than shutting off the soup spotlight, we like to shed light on all of the low-temp… Read More »

Grilled Watermelon Salad with Feta

Grilled Watermelon Salad with Feta

Watermelon slices are a staple at cook-outs, picnics, and practically any summertime get-together that involves food. Whether you treat it like a palette-cleansing desert, carve the rind into a fruit salad bowl, or never seem to get a slice before it disappears, dribbling down your guests’ faces, you’ve got to try it grilled. The first… Read More »

5/21/2014#WorldCuisine

Lamb Kefta Kebabs

Lamb Kefta Kebabs

There are many types, methods, and spelling variations when it comes to meat-on-a-stick. Classically, kefta kebab refers to ground meat mixed with varying herbs and spices and rolled into meatballs or formed onto skewers to be cooked. Hailing from Turkey, where kebabs are served as street food, this recipe uses traditional ingredients and technique. Lauren… Read More »

5/13/2014#Healthy

Apple Radish Slaw with Honey Lime Jalapeño Vinaigrette

Apple Radish Slaw with Honey Lime Jalapeño Vinaigrette

When we say “slaw,” your mind probably jumps straight to cabbage-based, mayo-packed cole slaw – a common attendee of the American barbecue. Did you know that there is a whole realm of healthier, lighter (often Asian-inspired) slaws that contain zero mayonnaise? In this case and point, Liz keeps it light and colorful with a crunchy… Read More »

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These family-friendly lettuce wraps are not only ready in under 30 minutes, but they also require fewer than a dozen ingredients. Cubed cucumber and chopped green onion add crunch while simple mint and cilantro complement the garlic, red onion, and ground chicken combination. It wouldn’t be a wrap without the lettuce, so selective eaters get… Read More »

Mint Julep

Mint Julep Cocktail

Made with fresh mint, bourbon, sugar, and crushed ice, the Mint Julep is the official beverage of the Kentucky Derby. While many types of glassware are versatile and appropriate for all kinds of drinks, a specialized metal cup is traditional for making this iconic drink. The silver or pewter cup fosters frost better than glass,… Read More »

Thai Coconut Soup with Barramundi

Thai Coconut Soup with Barramundi

This soup is somewhere in between a traditional East Coast fish chowder and the authentic Thai coconut-milk based tom kha. In her desire to create a dairy-free variation on a fish chowder, Lindsey infused the the broth in this dish with the intense flavors of ginger, garlic, Thai basil, lemongrass, and kaffir lime leaves. Along with… Read More »

8/22/2013#DrinksApps

Watermelon Mojito

Watermelon Mojito

As the summer winds down, we’re looking for any way possible to hold onto the warmth and this drink is pure sunshine in a glass. We’re big fans of adding fresh fruit to cocktails because it can turn something like a basic mojito into a seasonally special drink. (blackberry or cranberry, anyone?). At this time… Read More »

8/7/2013#WorldCuisine

Bun Cha (Vietnamese Grilled Pork Meatballs)

Bun Cha - Vietnamese Pork Meatballs

Escape to Southeast Asia with this street food classic. Bun Cha, Vietnamese meatballs with a zesty, garlicky dipping sauce served over thin vermicelli noodles (aka rice noodles), is a lighter, Asian, gluten-free alternative to spaghetti and meatballs. Juicy and a little sweet, the meatballs in this dish are grilled as opposed to baked or sauteed,… Read More »