Beverages

Herbs have been used historically in all kinds of beverages, from herb tea to cordials and punch. Here are a few recipes to get you started.

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herb beverage

(LEFT) A wedding cup made with wine, rosemary, and Chambord, a liqueur made with herbs and berries.

The Wedding Cup

2 (750-ml) bottles white wine

4 sprigs fresh rosemary

1/4 cup Chambord liqueur

2 quarts / liters ginger ale, chilled

ice cubes

Place two sprigs of rosemary in each wine bottle and let it sit for a week. Strain and chill.

To serve, pour into a pitcher or punch bowl and stir in the other ingredients. Add ice cubes.

Makes about 22 (5-ounce) servings.

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