Yesterday, my company had its first Iron Chef-style food competition. The secret ingredient: Mint.
Now I have to admit, I’m not a huge fan of cooking with mint. To me, its the red-headed step-child of herbs that I’m likely to buy for savory dishes. Blame it on too much mint-chocolate chip ice cream, but in my mind, mint belongs in desserts, toothpaste and chewing gum alone.
However, since I am unable to resist a challenge and am addicted to the adrenaline rush of a good workplace culinary competition of any kind, I decided to participate. [Read more…]