The Shakers' once had vigorous herb business and sold the mint as tea or used it fresh in preparations like this condiment.
1 tightly packed cup fresh mint leaves
2 1/4 cups raisins
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup cider vinegar
Pinch of cayenne
1. Finely chop mint leaves and 2 cups of the raisins, then transfer to a medium glass or ceramic bowl.