Julie Finn shared an excellent tutorial on how to make your own mint extract. She’s planning to use her mint extract for some DIY beauty crafting, but you can also use the very same thing to add a hint of mint to your baking and cooking. Here’s an excerpt:
Is your garden overrun with mint?
Yeah, mine, too.
Fortunately, there is a good use for every single sprig of that generous bounty of mint. For instance, if you’ve ever purchased mint extract for cooking or as an ingredient in your homemade bath and beauty supplies, then you know that mint extract is pricey, and organic mint extract is pricier.