Photo: Jennifer Davick
Grapefruit-Honey Syrup offers citrusy flavor to the julep cocktail.
Makes 2 2/3 cups
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups water
3/4 cup fresh grapefruit juice
1/2 cup honey
3 (2- x 4-inch) grapefruit rind strips
Rind from 1 lime, cut into strips
15 fresh mint sprigs
Boil sugar and water, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; add grapefruit juice and remaining ingredients, and cool completely. Cover and chill 24 hours. Strain syrup; discard solids.