Tag: peppermint

Pork Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Ingredients: 1 lb thick cut pork chops 2 tablespoons canola oil 6 rice paper wrappers* 1/2 pound rice stick noodles 1 cucumber, in thin strips 2 carrots, in long strips 1 head red or green leaf lettuce fresh mint pork marinade: 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons rice wine 2 […]

Thai Cooler

Ingredients: for the syrup:1 1/2 inch knob galangal cut into small chunks1 handful fresh mint1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup waterzest of one lime to serve:club sodalimes Directions:Place the sugar, galangal, mint, water and zest in a heavy sauce pan. Bring to a boil. Continue to boil until the sugar is dissolved […]

Pomegranate-Mint Glazed Pork Chops

Ingredients:for the marinade:1/4 cup pomegranate infused balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses2 tablespoons olive oil2 large springs worth of mint2 inch knob ginger, gratedsaltpepper 4 thick cut (about 1 to 1 1/2 inch) pork chops Directions:Mix together the marinade in a small bowl. Pour over the pork chops and marinate at […]

Mint Julep Cupcakes

Ingredients: 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup bourbon 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, at room temperature 3 tablespoons minced fresh mint derby frosting Directions: Allow the mint to seep in the milk for at least […]

Derby Frosting

Ingredients:4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar1 teaspoon bourbon3 drops peppermint extractfood coloring, optional Directions:In a large bowl, beat together all ingredients until well blended. Frost on cooled cupcakes or cake. My thoughts: Perfect on Mint Julep Cupcakes.

Peppermint Bark Fudge

Ingredients:14 oz sweetened condensed milk12 oz high quality semisweet chocolate chips*1 1/2 tablespoons butter1/4 cup peppermint pieces (about 4 candy canes)** Directions:In shallow, heavy pot, heat the butter and chips over low heat until melted. Stir to occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in the condensed milk and candy canes […]

York Peppermint Pattie Brownie Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup cocoa 1 egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 8 oz Hershey’s Premier Baking Pieces Mini York Peppermint Patties* Directions: Preheat the […]

Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

Ingredients: 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup light brown sugar 3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons dutch processed cocoa 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder* 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, at room temperature peppermint cream cheese frosting red sugar for […]

Creamy Butter Bean Mash

Ingredients:1 lb fresh butter beans*1/8 cup parcel**3 sprigs mint, leaves only 2 tablespoons yogurt (low fat is okay) 2 tablespoons olive oiljuice of 1/2 large lemon Directions:In a food processor or blender, pulse all ingredients until a pate like paste forms. Add more yogurt or oil as needed. Serve on […]

Pimm’s Cup Jelly

Ingredients:1/2 cup Pimm’s1/4 cup gin1/4 cup cold water OR club soda 1/2 cup lemon juice1/2 cup water1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 oz plain gelatin mint leavesthinly sliced cucumber*thinly sliced lemon slices*any other Pimm’s Cup favorite: orange, lime, strawberries Directions:In a small pot, bring the lemon juice, sugar and 1/2 cup of […]