Hibiscus Punch – yields 8 cups
1 Mandarin orange – broken up
1-inch piece fresh ginger – thinly sliced
12 whole allspice berries
6 whole cloves
2 whole star anise
¼-cup honey or agave
Bring 8-cups of water to a boil in a 2½-quart saucepan.
Remove the pan from the flame and add all the ingredients. Allow all the ingredients steep for about 45 to 60 minutes. Strain the punch through a sieve.