Peach Strawberry Soda


Recipe courtesy of Delilah’s Farm Report INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup chopped peaches and strawberries 1/2 teaspoon mint leaves (optional) PREPARATION In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring all ingredients to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until fruit is broken down, about 10 minutes. Press through a fine mesh [...]

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Fresh Lemonade


Recipe by Julie Collins INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (3–4 lemons) 1/4 cup sugar 2 cups water, room temperature Lemon slices PREPARATION Place juice, sugar, and water in a blender and blend until well smooth (or stir well by hand until sugar is completely dissolved). Serve over ice and top with a fresh [...]

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Fruity Infusion with Fresh Basil


Adapted from Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone INGREDIENTS 1 quart white grape juice 1 cara cara orange, thinly sliced 8 sprigs of fresh basil, plus extra for garnish Sparkling mineral water (optional) PREPARATION In a pitcher, combine the juice, orange, and basil and let steep for several hours, or overnight in the refrigerator. When ready to [...]

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