Simple Syrups

Simple Syrups

Blackberry Simple Syrup

 

 This simple syrup recipe is just like my other syrup recipes but it yields a bigger amount so some of the quantities and cook times differ. This syrup is absolutely delicious on and in so many things (ice cream, pancakes, waffles, tea, cocktails, etc.) but this bigger recipe is to […]

Simple Syrups

Grapefruit Simple Syrup

 

 Welcome to the syrup that turned my picky-eater son from a grapefruit hater to a grapefruit lover. “Dad! Grapefruit is my favorite fruit of all time!” No joke. All it took was a bit of this drizzled on his grapefruit. This grapefruit syrup has a great sweet and tangy punch […]

Simple Syrups

Pomegranate Syrup (Grenadine)

 

 It doesn’t get much easier than this classic bar syrup. Mix equal parts pomegranate juice and sugar, bring to a boil, stir until the sugar is dissolved, then simmer down at a medium-low temp, uncovered, until it’s a syrup… about 30 minutes. That’s it! While still warm or hot, transfer […]

Simple Syrups

Lemon Balm / Mint Syrup

 

 Believe it or not, the mint family has over 6,000 species. Lemon balm is a part of this family, and like the many varieties of mint popular in the US, it grows rapidly and perennially in a wide range of conditions. For this reason, growing members of this family will […]

Simple Syrups

Kiwi Simple Syrup

 

 Can this be my shortest post ever? You need to know what’s in it, how to make it, and some ideas of what it’s good for (besides maybe just spooning it into your mouth at 2 am). Here we go: It’s delicious drizzled on fruit salad, ice cream & frozen […]