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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby richyrich » Mon Dec 01, 2014 8:48 am

A little beer comercial song for my American friends . . :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E064kb3UnU

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby Megameneer » Wed Dec 24, 2014 6:15 pm

Speaking about mint, my parents had to remove some water mint that was overwhelming the garden pool last time. I wanted to make tea out of it, but my parents said that was no good idea.

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby richyrich » Wed Dec 24, 2014 8:58 pm

Tea sounds great ! :D
Watermint plants have topical medicinal properties as a balm for sore muscles and an aid for cleaning wounds. The oils in the leaves add flavor to cooking and baking and leaves add a bright zing to salads. You can dry the leaves for use as a tea, which aids in digestion and calms ulcers.

As a natural pesticide, it repels flies and mice seem to avoid the scent of the plant. Mentha aquatica distillations are also refreshing additions to mouthwash, body wash and even lotions. The pure refreshing scent can add a boost to potpourri and as an aromatherapy treatment the plant calms and refreshes.

As with all mints, the oils and aroma help relieve stuffy noses and clear the breathing passages. Watermint is a valuable and lovely addition to the garden, with uses beyond medicinal and culinary. Add the oil to cleaning products to freshen the home and enliven the air.


Source: http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/mint/growing-watermint.htm

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby npap » Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:36 am

WISHING HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL MY MINT FRIENDS

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby Crewp » Thu Dec 25, 2014 10:34 am

HAPPY HOLIDAYS ! :D
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby kenetics » Thu Dec 25, 2014 12:24 pm

Happy Holidays to everyone!

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby vrkalak » Thu Dec 25, 2014 1:53 pm

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.. partaking of the Minty-Eggnog :P
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby richyrich » Thu Jan 01, 2015 4:36 pm

. . . and a Mint'eeee' New Year !!! :D

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby CharlieChipmunk » Sat Jan 03, 2015 2:45 pm

Noone's had a proper mint julep till they had one in new orelans at mardi gras.

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby richyrich » Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:33 am

Self Portrait . .
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby dXTC » Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:25 am

Hey there, fine fellow Mint users! This round's on me. Oh, and bartender, I need something with a kick and a half-- make mine a Negroni.

Equal parts of this...
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plus this...
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and this (or any halfway decent gin on hand; don't bother with the top-shelf stuff)...
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equals this:
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or perhaps even this:
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Bold, complex, and its translucent ruby color is quite the conversation starter.
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby npap » Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:20 pm

dXTC wrote:Hey there, fine fellow Mint users! This round's on me. Oh, and bartender, I need something with a kick and a half-- make mine a Negroni.


Ts, Ts, Ts ! The bartender has quit again! Austerity measures have done it!

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby patton517 » Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:12 pm

Sat here rather board at my work desk wandering what to do so I thought I'd share some interesting info with you all

My girlfriend is a Baker for sainsburys and the machine she uses to prove/bake the bread runs of Linux :D

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby npap » Fri Mar 13, 2015 2:25 pm

patton517 wrote:Sat here rather board at my work desk wandering what to do so I thought I'd share some interesting info with you all

My girlfriend is a Baker for sainsburys and the machine she uses to prove/bake the bread runs of Linux :D


Hello patton517, welcome to Linuxmint.
Linux is being used even in military programs.
Cheers
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby richyrich » Fri Mar 13, 2015 8:45 pm

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby dXTC » Sat Mar 14, 2015 12:37 am

npap wrote:
patton517 wrote:Sat here rather board at my work desk wandering what to do so I thought I'd share some interesting info with you all

My girlfriend is a Baker for sainsburys and the machine she uses to prove/bake the bread runs of Linux :D


Hello patton517, welcome to Linuxmint.
Linux is being used even in military programs.
Cheers
npap


I'll add a hearty "Welcome" to you as well, patton517!
Yes, Linux is more widespread than most realize. Another example: the preferred development workstation OS within Google HQ is an in-house-only respin of Ubuntu called Goobuntu.
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby richyrich » Sun Mar 15, 2015 8:56 pm

To all my Irish friends . . :D . . Happy Saint Patrick's Day !

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby npap » Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:33 am

Hello, richyrich !
Greetings from an old Mint friend.
Good to see that somebody is here to keep the Mint Cafe alive.
I wish more people would be as active as you. :)
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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby richyrich » Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:48 pm

I think I know why members are having a hard time finding the Cafe . . :D

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Re: THE MINT CAFE

Postby Crewp » Tue Jun 30, 2015 4:55 pm

LOL, :lol: Looks like the Govt. designed that.
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