Rosemary Berry Smash
Prep Time: 5 minutes
¼ cup raspberries (fresh or frozen)
1 sprig fresh rosemary leaves
½ lemon, juiced
12 ounces sparkling water
To muddle means to press the ingredients against the side or bottom of the glass. Muddling helps to release the flavors of the fresh ingredients. You can buy an actual muddler for around $10, or you can use the heavy end of a butter knife or the round end of a wooden spoon.
Muddle raspberries and rosemary leaves in a large glass. Add the lemon juice and sparkling water, and shake or mix thoroughly. Strain the mixture into a new glass, discarding the rosemary leaves. Add ice if desired.
✪TO REMOVE the rosemary leaves from the stem, hold the top of the stem between your thumb and index finger. Use the same fingers on your other hand to strip the needles from the stem in a downward motion.