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Lovage Herb Cordial Recipe

Lovage is a great herb to flavor drinks, learn how to make this Lovage Herb Cordial recipe for your next party.
By Linda L. Underhill and Jeanne Nakjavani
October/November 1992

This Lovage Herb Cordial recipe is a perfect herbal drink for any occasion.
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Try this easy to make Lovage Herb Cordial recipe for your next celebration.

• 2 tablespoons fresh lovage seed
• 1 pint vodka
• 1/2 cup sugar
• 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
• A few red pepper seeds

Crush the lovage seeds slightly and add to the sugar, red and black pepper, and vodka in a one-quart lidded glass jar. Stir well, seal, and place in cool, dark place for at least 30 days. Strain and bottle. Makes 1 pint.


Linda Underhill is a freelance food writer in Alfred, New York. Her partner, Jeanne Nakjavani, is a gourmet cook and food developer in Bradford, Pennsylvania.


Read more about using the lovage herb: Plant Profile: Lovage Herb.








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