BECKY BARSCH FISCHER’S LEMON BASIL LIMEADE RECIPE
1 C Lemon Basil leaves, loosely packed (substitute Lemon Verbena, Lime Basil, Lemon Grass or Sweet Basil)
3 C Water
3/4-1 C Sugar
Juice of 4 limes
Combine water and sugar and bring to a simmer until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and add the herb leaves. Steep 15 to 30 minutes to infuse flavor, strain leaves. Add the fresh squeezed lime juice and enjoy as is.
This is s summer drink, but Austin was 72 degrees today, December the 30th 2008...