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UW-Extension’s Melon & Mint recipe provides a refreshing treat with 5 simple ingredients

UW-Extension's Melon & Mint recipe provides a refreshing treat with 5 simple ingredients

Make good use of the mint growing in your garden and the melons you can buy at a roadside stall this summer. UW-Extension’s Melon & Mint recipe makes for a refreshing treat that can be enjoyed on a hot summer day. Take this treat to a backyard barbecue or enjoy it as an afternoon snack.

Another recipe you can try that is perfect for putting in season peaches to good use is the UW-Extension Peach Pops recipe. Two weeks ago, UW-Extension developed a recipe that allowed people to avoid a lot of time in the kitchen with a frozen fruit smoothie. The week before, the recipe Avocado, Potato, Grilled Chicken Salad reminded readers to be resourceful when cooking. Additional recipes and resources can be found online.

Melon & Mint

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Need a place to collect ingredients? Try local farmers markets as a way to buy fresh, local produce.


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