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    Not So Simple Syrups

    These small-batch, all-natural syrups from Brooklyn-based Royal Rose Syrups aren’t just for cocktails.

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    Video: Canning Basics

    How to can your own berry syrup, jams, and pickles at home with a hot-water canning method.

  • Recipe

    Fresh Berry Syrup

    This master recipe works well with a variety of summer berries. The thickness of the syrup will depend on the berries you use: Some are juicier, resulting in a thinner…

  • Recipe

    Cantaloupe with Red Wine Syrup

    This recipe, excerpted from the cookbook Dessert Express, is a simple way to dress up cantaloupe for a dinner party-worthy dessert. Chilling the bowls in the freezer makes the dessert even…

  • Recipe

    Rosemary’s Pink Diamond Fizz

    A Diamond Fizz is a Gin Fizz made with Champagne instead of club soda. This drink is sweetened with rosemary-infused simple syrup. Browse our Drinks and Entertaining Guide for more classic cocktails.

  • Menu

    Middle Eastern Turkey Burger Menu

    Spice up your next cookout with the warm, exotic flavors of the Middle East.

  • Recipe

    Simple Syrup

    Simple syrup is the base for many a cocktail. If you have leftover syrup, store it in the fridge for up to a month.

  • How-To

    Sweet, Crisp Baklava Is an Impressive One-Pan Dessert

    Made with phyllo dough, nuts, and a simple syrup, this make-ahead dessert is great for entertaining

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    Jazzing up sugar syrup

    When making sugar syrups to sweeten tea or cocktails, try adding citrus zest or ginger root to the sugar and water syrup when boiling.  Lime-scented syrup is great with mojitos…

  • Recipe

    Marinated Peaches

    The deep flavor of brown sugar in this syrup is the perfect complement to fresh peaches. For a simple summer dessert serve these peaches with honey whipped cream.

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