ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Holiday Herbal Infusion

Charles E. Walton IV
Yield Makes 4 cups
After the typical holiday indulgence, your body needs a break. Herbs, restorative and refreshing, make wonderful infusions. For the holiday season, I like this combination with the spicy kick of ginger and the digestive properties of fresh rosemary. Serve with shortbread. Cook: 12 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 4 mint sprigs
  • 2 rosemary sprigs, stems discarded
  • 1 (2-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger, sliced
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons honey, or to taste
  • Garnishes: lime wedges, rosemary sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Boil herbs in 4 cups water 5 minutes. Turn off heat; cover and let seep 5 minutes. Pass through sieve, and discard herbs. Stir in honey, and serve hot with lime slices.