Syrups

Making simple syrup, and flavored syrups, is quite simple.

Basic Simple Syrup:

1 cup water
¾+ cup sugar
Bring water to boil. Dissolve the sugar. Let cool.

For honey syrup, combine equal parts honey and simple syrup. Bring to a boil, and cool.

To enhance the simple syrup with flavors, try adding one of the following:

For flavored syrups, simmer the herb in the water for 20 min. Let it steep for 1 hour. Bring back to a boil and dissolve the sugar. Strain using a coffee filter. Store in the refrigerator.