Strawberry Herb Jam & Rosemary Lemonade

For the Montclair Historical Society Herb Sale today MCFC brought some herb infused local foods to share with visitors. Rosemary Lemonade, Strawberry Lavender Honey Jam & Strawberry Thai Basil Jam offered inspiration for foods to make using local foods and herbs.

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Although strawberry season hasn’t come yet, the summer food bug has hit! These strawberry jams are a taste of what is to come next month!

Download Strawberry basil & Strawberry lavender jam recipe cards.

Rosemary Lemonade

5-6 lemons
3-4 sprigs of rosemary ( or dried loose equivalent)
1 cup sugar
6 cups water

In a small pot combine 1 1/2 cups water with 1 cup sugar. Cook over medium heat and stir to dissolve the sugar. Once the sugar has dissolved turn off the heat and throw in a sprig of rosemary. Allow that it sit until the water has cooled. Discard the rosemary sprig. Add lemon juice, additional water, & ice. For a cocktail add a splash of vodka. Now doesn’t that feel like summer’s on its way?

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