Brian’s Lemon Juice Mint Mojito

It’s amazing what a couple of weeks of sun, showers, and non-freezing temperatures can do for mint. Suzen shrieks, “It’s a weed. We have to cut it back before it takes over the garden.” I reply, “How many drinks can we make?” I really think I have perfected the...

Tuaca Tuacito

Here’s a distinctive variation of the mojito cocktail. To begin, I am the dream customer for product packagers. I see something on the shelf and I’m very likely to grab it without fully understanding what that product really is. But the packaging is so seductive that...
Too Much Mint and Not Enough Summer

Too Much Mint and Not Enough Summer

I would like to offer you some very luscious beverage ideas from three wonderful books.  But first, … Mint.  I grew up in a Brooklyn suburb.  Concrete in front and grass in the back with standard flowers and shrubs.  No herbs.  No mint. During the week I am still a...