Herb-infused Spa Water

James Carrier
Relax and rehydrate with a tall glass of spring water touched with the tastes of fresh herbs and produce.


Makes about 1 1/2 quarts; about 4 servings

Recipe from


6 cups chilled still spring or mineral water
12 thin slices cucumber
4 thin slices lemon
4 sprigs (each 2 in. long) fresh mint, slightly crushed
2 sprigs (each 2 in. long) fresh rosemary, slightly crushed


In a 2- to 2 1/2-quart pitcher, combine water, cucumber, lemon, mint, and rosemary. Serve, or cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 8 hours. Add ice cubes just before serving.


May 2002