Miscellaneous

Apple and Rosemary Shrub

A shrub is similar to simple syrup except it uses vinegar instead of water for liquid. The first time I ever tried one was actually at this amazing Jewish Deli in San Francisco that was famous for pickles and advertised homemade soda. When I ordered a blackberry soda the owner warned me that it wasn’t […]

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Spiced Syrup

1 Cup Brown Sugar 1 Cup Water 2 Cinnamon Sticks 1 Star Anise 1 Teaspoon Whole Cloves 1 Teaspoon Whole Allspice 1 Teaspoon Grated Nutmeg In a sauce pan on medium heat pour in all your ingredients and stir until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a simmer for 2-3 minutes occasionally stirring, remove from heat, […]

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Habanero Syrup

-1cup Sugar -1cup Water -3 Habanero Peppers Remove stems and cut peppers in half. over medium heat place all ingredient in a sauce pan and bring to a simmer. Stirring consistently until sugar is melted and the mixture thickens (3 to 5 minutes). Remove from heat, let cool, and pour through a mesh strainer in […]

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LavendEr Honey Syrup

-0.5 Cups Fresh Lavender or 0.25 Cups Dried Lavendar -1 Cup Honey -1 Cup Water Place a large saucepan over medium heat. Add all ingredients and bring to a simmer stirring regularly until honey is completely dissolved and you can smell the lavender. This should take about 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool […]

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Chili Kumquat Syrup

-3 Sliced Serrano Chilis -0.5 Cup Halved Kumquats -0.5 Cup Sugar -0.5 Sugar Water In a sauce pan pour in all ingredients and on medium heat bring to a simmer. Allow sugar to melt and mixture to slightly thicken, 2-5 minutes, and the remove from heat. Pour through a mesh strainer in to a jar […]

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