Fresh Mint Limeade 

Makes a pitcher

8 cups water

1/4 cup sugar

Juice of 5 limes

1/2 cup fresh torn mint leaves

Boil 1 cup water and dissolves sugar then add rest of ingredients. Chill until good and cold.

Tart and refreshing- add more sugar to your taste preference.   Throw a shot of rum in if you like!!!

Blueberries a la Zig

1 qt. of fresh blueberries ( from NJ of course!)

6 or 7 fresh picked Mint leaves
Local Organic Honey

Wash blueberries and dry them- put in a bowl
Stack and fold mint leaves- chiffonade them( fancy for cutting them in thin strips)
Sprinkle mint leaves over berries
Drizzle honey ( to taste) over berries and mint

Living in New Jersey for practically my entire life, we always had amazing fruits and veggies grown locally. Blueberries were always at the top of my list. Buy fresh and local and you can’t go wrong.