Saturday, September 10, 2011

Mint Julep

I cannot wait to have a good mint julep with my husband. We shall sit on the back porch, sip our delicious minty drinks, and pretend that we already live in the south. :)

Mint Julep

*1/2 cup water
*4 tbsp. chopped mint leaves
*2 tbsp. sugar
*juice of 1 lemon
*1 cup club soda
*1/2 cup whiskey
*sprigs of mint

1) Bring the water to a boil and pour over the mint. Stir in the sugar until it dissolves. Leave to cool.
2) Add the lemon juice then strain. Just before serving, pour in the club soda and the whiskey. Add a sprig or two of mint to each glass. Enjoy!

Recipe found in: Lesley Bremness, The Complete Book of Herbs, pg. 192.

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