The other night, after reading my post about making chocolate chip mint ice cream, my mom texted me, “Mint extract and peppermint extract are 1000 miles apart.” I was like, too late. Also– how could mint extract be a thousand miles from peppermint extract, when mint extract was part peppermint, part spearmint? But you know what? It made a BIG difference. The spearmint was giving … Continue reading Do It (Over) Yourself: USE PEPPERMINT EXTRACT!
My mom alerted me to the fact that peppermint extract DOES exist. I think the spearmint in the general mint extract might have given my mint chocolate chip ice cream the weird twinge that made me feel a bit ill. (I don’t think I like spearmint.) (For the record, Sam thought it tasted fine… maybe he lacks the spearmint-nausea gene.) So… I found peppermint extract … Continue reading Do It (Over) Yourself: Chocolate Chip Mint, Part 2