Most gardeners have a bittersweet relationship with mint, this creeping, prolific, and rather "invasive" herb. If you have mint growing in your garden, you're either asking yourself how to contain it, what to actually do with it, or whether you just want to tear it out. Everyone with a mint patch has, at some point, been knee-deep with mint. And you can only make so many mojitos.
The fresh, bright flavor of mint can be used for everything from cocktails and salads to sauces and desserts. Let's look at a few ways to maximize its versatility.