Makes about 1 quart of infusion; fills 2 or 3 ice cube trays
You can use herbal ice cubes to flavor all sorts of beverages. Experiment and come up with your own combinations.
- 1 quart water
- Generous 2 cups packed fresh herb leaves or flowers
- Bring water to a boil in a nonreactive saucepan. Add herbs and cover. Remove from heat and let steep for about 30 minutes, or until infusion is room temperature.
- Strain herbs and pour infusion into ice cube trays and freeze until hard. Once frozen, store cubes in zip-close freezer bags.
Susan Belsinger is a frequent contributor who loves to sip herbal cocktails in her Maryland home.
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