Mmm. I can see this pairing nicely with slow smoked ribs, slaw, beans and cornbread this weekend, or any summer weekend. This recipe comes to www.culinarythymes.com from the folks at Wild Turkey. The drink blends the flavors of an Arnold Palmer — iced tea and lemonade — sweetened with their American Honey, a honey liqueur, and fresh basil. (If you’ve got the basil growing in your garden like I do, even better.) -alyce eyster
- 4 cups water
- 4 cups lemonade
- 4 black tea bags
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- ½ cup Wild Turkey Bourbon
- 1½ cups American Honey
- In a large saucepan, boil 2 cups water. Remove from heat; add 4 teabags of black tea. Steep 8 minutes; discard teabags.
- Add 2 cups cold water and lemonade; transfer to pitcher and chill. Add fresh basil leaves.
- Using a wooden spoon, crush basil until fragrant. Stir in Wild Turkey Bourbon and American Honey. Serve over ice.