Originally published in the June 2007 issue of FOX CITIES Magazine.
1 gal. Water
1 1/2 qts. Fresh Lemon Juice
4 cups Sugar
1 cup Honey
2 pts. Fresh Strawberries, sliced
1 cup Chopped Mint Leaves
1 cup Whole Basil Leaves
Mix water, lemon juice, sugar and honey together until sugar dissolves, then chill. Add strawberries, mint, and basil and let the flavors infuse for about 1 hour. Serve in clear glass pitcher or beverage jars.