Summertime Drinks: A Canadian Mint Julep

Whisky is a great drink. But whisky straight is best reserved for the fall and winter months to warm the soul. In the hot weather, sometimes a cocktail is more enjoyable. A mint julep is a simple classic cocktail that’s easy to make in the summer time: Find a mint plant. Mint is impossible to […]

Herbs for Beginners: Mint, Lemonbalm, Basil, Parsley, Cilantro

Herbs are expensive to buy, often a dollar or two for a small bunch. You can cut that cost out with your garden path in the summer and indoor herb garden in the winter. Mint is one of the first herbs you should start planting: fast growing, essentially unkillable and has a few different uses. […]