The Birds and the Bees
Lemon Verbena Syrup: In a small saucepan, boil 8 ounces of water. Remove from the heat and add 1/4 cup dried lemon verbena leaves. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Strain; discard the lemon verbena. Stir in 1/2 cup sugar until dissolved. Let cool, transfer to a jar and refrigerate for up to 3 weeks. Makes about 10 ounces.