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Fruit with Ginger-infused Simple Syrup

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Stir until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil over high heat; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat, and let stand 20 minutes. Strain, pressing on solids. Drizzle syrup over freshly sliced pears or pineapples. Keep syrup, chilled, up to one week.