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Basil-Thyme Simple Syrup


Makes about 1 cup

It doesn’t get much simpler than 3-ingredients in a savory basil and thyme simple syrup. Tip: try it in your next cocktail for a fresh from the garden taste.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large basil sprigs
  • 5 small thyme sprigs

How to Make It

  1. In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup water and the sugar, basil, and thyme. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved, then reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.

  2. Let cool, then strain out herbs.