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Saturday, July 28, 2007

Bruising the Mint

As you can see, I haven't gotten very far yet in the recipe.....posting every half hour really isn't as easy as one might think!

So,my mint was quite dirty, so after I took it off the stems, I had to give it a good dip in some water and then a spin in my salad thinga-ma-jig. It's now dry and is in the process of being bruised....bruising it brings out the aroma and flavor a bit more. I'm using the top part of my mortar and pestle to give it all a little grind.

And I'd like to say thank you to the last two people that have donate! You've pushed me up to around $220 to go towards First Book! Thank you so much to everyone who has helped out so far!

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Boots said...

Isn't that a form of vegetable abuse?

Jen the Bread Freak said...

Yes, it is Boots, but with one vegetarian in the household we tend to practice vegetable abuse fairly often!