Suzi's Blog

Mint + Basil Mojito

For the 4th of July weekend, I offered up a Basil Mojito. It's a lovely cocktail and quite sufficient, yet I was left wondering. About that mint? What if I did both basil and mint? What would happen? I did the experiment and I'm very happy. Now, there are three ways for Suzen and me…

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Basil Mojito

If I say “mojito” then I don’t have to say “mint” because we all know that a mojito is made with mint. Except when it isn’t. Substitute basil for mint and you have a lovely cocktail, a bit more subtle, and one that you can nurture for some time as the ice melts and the…

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Brian’s Blueberry Mojito

Last year was not a good one for our mint. It was late coming up, the stalks had few leaves, and the leaves were perforated by gobbling insects that I never saw. Or tasted. To my knowledge. This year, all that rain and now intense heat have given us a mint forest. The plants are…

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Bing Cherry Mojito

  Cherry can be a tough flavor to love. You grow up, get sick, have cough syrup, and vow that never, never, never again in your life will you have another thing to do with vile cherries again. Except maybe for pie. Pie should always be an exception. When the weather warms and you want…

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