- 1 large knob ginger (about 5" long), peeled and somewhat thinly sliced
- 2 C water
- 2 C sugar
Mix the ingredients together in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Turn heat to low and simmer 5 minutes. Allow to sit until cool; strain out ginger and put into a jar.
adapted from epicurious
Bring all ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Allow to sit until cool; strain out lemon and basil and put into a jar.
- 1 cups packed fresh basil sprigs (top 4 inches; from a 1/2-pound bunch)
- 2 cups water
- 2 cups sugar
- zest from 2 organic lemons