Recipe – “Harvest Cooler”

“HARVEST COOLER” “Farm Journal’s – Country Cookbook” – Edited by Nell B. Nichols 1       (3 oz.) pkg. lime flavor gelatin 1        cup boiling water 1        qt.   pineapple juice Juice of 3 lemons 1-1/4  qts. ice water * Dissolve lime gelatin (adds body) in boiling water.   Stir in remaining ingredients; chill thoroughly.  Shake before serving.   Makes 2-3/4 quarts.

Herb – Peppermint

Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) is known since the 17th century and its name is the “English Mint”.   Oddly enough the leaves change color on occasion to pinkish violet color  and sometimes even the color of the shoot, which is reddish.    Menthol is the essential oil.    Peppermint can be added to sauces, soups, meat, vegetables and herbal … More Herb – Peppermint