Virgin Mojitos

Since my daughter had an upset stomach and a bad school day, I figured a little light, refreshing, minty beverage might be a welcome relief. Plus, it was as good an excuse as any to make this fun beverage I have been craving for a while now.

Chocolate Dipped Cream Cheese Mints

I figured it would be a good time to revisit the cream cheese mints. There’s something about the mint flavor that is so refreshing, don’t you think? And, I made them green, because it’s March.

Mint Sandwiches and Holiday Food Party

This week’s dessert is simple, easy, and requires no refrigeration. We’re also bringing you an awesome holiday food party with twelve fantastic bloggers!

Chocolate Mint Cookie Bars

I decided to throw together some last minute cookie bars, and I seriously considered a repeat of the Coconut Chocolate Chip Bars. But my chocolate cravings got the best of me, and with the presence of cocoa powder, mint chocolate chips, AND mint patties in my pantry, the decision became a verrry easy one. A little too easy, maybe.

Pear Blackberry Salsa

I have created one of the most unusual and unplanned (and, by the way, not that messy) recipes I have ever done. Even the recipe card below will be full of estimates and no measurements whatsoever. And Robb was right, it suited me just fine.

Grasshopper Cookies

I mean, it’s soft, it’s minty, it’s got chopped chocolate mint cookies in it, the entire batch disappeared in less than 24 hours… it’s basically the same old wonderful, delicious story.

Friday Favorites #3: Best Recipes this week from around the Blogosphere

Pin ItIt is definitely spring, with summer just around the corner.  It has been sunny in my neck of the woods, although not necessarily warm.  It has been enough to make me feel like putting away the soup recipes and bringing out the summer salad recipes.  The other day, I volunteered to take dinner to [Read On]

Peppermint Meltaways

Pin ItA recipe for a simple, dense mint cookie. Source: Square Bakery, though I admit to a small change or two. Yield: 2-3 dozen I’m a sucker for mint.  Peppermint, spearmint, any kind of mint, I’ll take it.  I’ve been wanting to try this recipe for a while, and the day finally came.  Hooray!  I [Read On]