Mint is very fragrant, easy to grow in your garden and goes well with fruit, desserts, meat and cocktails. It’s so common, in fact, that it’s versatility can be taken for granted. How many herbs can you name that pair with such a wide range of foods? Not many. Food & Wine’s guide explores all the refreshing recipes that feature this amazing herb. We have ideas for spring salads, everyday omelets, fruity summer drinks and more.

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Food & Wine: DIY Candy Guide
DIY Candy Guide
"Candy is magic, " says Jami Curl, the mastermind behind Quin, the 
cult sweets shop in Portland, Oregon. “I remember making my first lollipop and holding it up to the light and thinking, I’m a wizard!” she adds. 
At Quin, Curl gives classic favorites an upgrade by making them with natural ingredients—lollipops are flecked with citrus zest; marshmallows, with 
real vanilla bean. But more than magic, making candy is all about precision: Follow the recipes on these pages and you can’t go wrong. Wrapped in cellophane, they make the sweetest—and most thoughtful—holiday gifts, 
Curl says. “It’s a big deal when you give someone candy that you have 
made yourself.” 1022 W. Burnside St.; —Julia Heffelfinger

The Best Mint Ideas

Easy Mint Recipes