Pineapple-Mint Salsa

Ingredients 2 cups 1/4-in.-diced pineapple (from 1 small pineapple) 1/4 small red onion, minced (about 1/4 cup) 1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced (about 1 Tbsp.) 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice Salt Preparation   Combine pineapple, onion, jalapeño, mint, and lime juice in a nonreactive bowl. Season lightly with salt and stir well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 … Continue reading Pineapple-Mint Salsa

Candy Cane-Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Take that, peppermint mocha. LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 1/2 c. whole milk 1/2 c. heavy cream 1 candy cane 3 tbsp. sipping chocolate 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 oz. Kahlua whipped cream candy canes DIRECTIONS In a saucepan over low heat, warm whole milk and heavy cream. Add 1 candy cane and stir until melted. Stir in sipping chocolate and vanilla extract. … Continue reading Candy Cane-Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Golden Gazpacho with Minted Cream

Fresh, mint-flecked cream is an elegant final touch to this summery soup of yellow tomatoes, peppers, and squash. From: The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook © 2011 by Brent Ridge, Sandy Gluck, Josh Kilmer-Purcell Buy the book TOTAL TIME: 0:15 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: Moderate YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 1 lb. yellow tomatoes 1 yellow bell pepper 1 small yellow squash 2 shallots 1 c. carrot … Continue reading Golden Gazpacho with Minted Cream