Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Lindsey Ellis Beatty
Makes about 1 1/2 cups
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 cup torn fresh mint
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
Combine first 3 ingredients and 1 cup water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; cool. Strain and chill until ready to use. Before serving, stir in 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint.