One Ingredient, 7 Recipes for Summer Entertaining

Food52 is more than a place to find the perfect recipe for tonight’s dinner or the right dining set for a new home. It’s a community for food lovers to connect over what makes cooking important. Catherine O’Donnell of Food52 provides recipes that spotlight the month’s trendiest ingredient you need to know. This month, what better way to bring in the warm weather than with one of summer’s best herbs: mint.

Looking to add a touch of freshness to your meals this summer? There’s no better ingredient than mint. This magical little herb adds lightness to heavy dinners, sweetness to mixed drinks, and vibrancy to sweets. You can never have too much of the versatile ingredient in your pantry. Read seven amazing recipes from Food52 that will have your guests asking for seconds.

Love mint as much as we do? Tell us about your favorite mint recipes.