Serves about 30
This punch will gladden the heart of midsummer revelers.
- 1 gallon dry red wine
- 1 cup sugar (more to taste)
- ½ cup lemon juice
- 1 stalk borage
- Crystallized borage flowers
- Lemon slices
- In a large nonmetallic container, pour the red wine, lemon juice and sugar. Add the borage stalk, cover and refrigerate overnight.
- At serving time, remove the borage, pour the wine into a chilled punch bowl and decorate it with crystallized borage flowers and lemon slices.
For many years, Caroline Glass has held Midsummer’s Eve celebrations in her garden in Philomath, Oregon.
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