3-2-1 Blackberry Simple Syrup

Back from vacation, I spent a steamy half hour this morning gleaning the last scruffy blackberries from the bramble¬†out back. They surprised me again this year, putting out roughly 10 quarts over the past month. I’d feared their production¬†would be way down after the construction crew next door bashed in the fence to which my…

Keep it Simple, Syrup

This morning, I made a little rhubarb simple syrup; tonight, I’m having a little cocktail moment. Rhubarb simple syrup about 4 cups chopped rhubarb 1-1/2 cups organic sugar 1-1/2 cups water Simmer all three ingredients in a saucepan for about 15 minutes, or until the rhubarb is fully soft. Pour the hot liquid and fruit…