You’ll need about 8 medium fresh peaches to get the 6 cups of slices in this recipe.

Robin Bashinsky
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place honey, chopped thyme, room-temperature water and 4 cups of the peaches in a pan. Cover and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Stir and reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. Let cool completely, about 30 minutes. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer, pressing solids to extract juices.

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  • Place tea bags and remaining 2 cups peaches in a 3-quart heatproof pitcher. Add boiling water; let steep 15 minutes. Discard tea bags. Stir in lemon juice, peach syrup and bourbon, if desired. Serve over ice. Garnish with thyme sprigs and lemon slices.

Nutrition Facts

168 calories; fatg; cholesterolmg; fiber 2g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 44g; sodium 1mg; iron 1mg; calcium 13mg.