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marigold and mint tea

IMG_3887I have six different kinds of mints growing in pots of all sizes in my backyard. I harvested the mint at the beginning of August and since then the plants have grown again beautifully in time to harvest again before the first frost.  I add mint to many dishes, but mostly I dry it to be used all year to make tea. Here I added marigold petals, which add color and a spicy tang.

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ingredients

a handful of moroccan mint

petals of two marigolds (save a few for garnish)

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place mint and petals in a tea pot

pour freshly boiled water 

cover and steep for five minutes

strain and serve

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