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Herbs

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 Summer is approaching, herbs are here!

Summer is approaching, herbs are here!

Herbs are great plants for beginners and seasoned gardeners alike. Not overly fussy, just good light and sufficient water. Perfect in a rooftop garden, bright window box, or a simple pot of basil by a kitchen window. Of course they can highlight your culinary skills too! Are you a person who can barely boil water for pasta? Well, if you can get through that part, chop some fresh herbs, add them to any dish and Voila! -you've gone from line cook to gourmet chef!

 Or maybe you prefer to drink your herbs...  Basil Cucumber Mojito  Ingredients:  3 slices 1/4-inch-thick slices cucumber  8 leaves basil, or more to taste  2 lime slices  2 (1.5 fluid ounce) jiggers rum  2 raw sugar cubes  ice cubes as desired  1 splash club soda (optional)  1 cucumber wedge for garnish  1 sprig fresh basil for garnish  Put cucumbers, basil leaves, lime slices, rum, and raw sugar cubes into a metal cocktail shaker. Mash mixture together with a muddler until the sugar cubes have dissolved. Add ice, place lid onto the shaker, and shake vigorously; strain into a chilled glass tumbler filled with ice. Top cocktail with club soda and garnish with cucumber wedge and basil sprig.     Thank you DJSayaka and Allrecipes.com for this great twist on the classic mojito!

Or maybe you prefer to drink your herbs...

Basil Cucumber Mojito

Ingredients:

3 slices 1/4-inch-thick slices cucumber

8 leaves basil, or more to taste

2 lime slices

2 (1.5 fluid ounce) jiggers rum

2 raw sugar cubes

ice cubes as desired

1 splash club soda (optional)

1 cucumber wedge for garnish

1 sprig fresh basil for garnish

Put cucumbers, basil leaves, lime slices, rum, and raw sugar cubes into a metal cocktail shaker. Mash mixture together with a muddler until the sugar cubes have dissolved. Add ice, place lid onto the shaker, and shake vigorously; strain into a chilled glass tumbler filled with ice. Top cocktail with club soda and garnish with cucumber wedge and basil sprig.

 

Thank you DJSayaka and Allrecipes.com for this great twist on the classic mojito!