My spray rosebush is flowering now! Time to make a batch of rose petal ice cubes. *Warning*!-make sure to use unsprayed rose petals from a trusted source. Florist shop roses are not suitable for culinary purposes. From Gardenista.com. Beautiful addition to a glass of water, iced tea, gin & tonic, etc.
Pour enough water into an ice tray to fill it *one-third* (1/3) of the way. Freeze.
Place rose petals or whole intact roses + stem (if using spray roses) on top of the ice. Add enough water to fill the tray two-thirds (2/3) of the way and freeze again.
Special mote from the website regarding tap water vs. filtered or distilled: "When you use tap water to make the ice, you may end up with tiny air bubbles. If you crave perfect crystal-clear cubes, use distilled water or boil and cool tap water before freezing."