Fresh Ginger Toddy

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  • 3/4-inch knob fresh ginger, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 star anise pod
  • 12 ounces boiling water, divided
  • 1 teaspoon honey, or to taste
  • 3 broad strips orange zest
  • 1 thin slice lemon


Place ginger slices and star anise in a large mug and pour in half the boiling water. Let steep for 5 minute, then remove star anise. Stir in honey, add orange zest and lemon and top with remaining boiling water.

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