Simple Syrup is a staple for a reason. It's ready in minutes, lasts for months, and dissolves quickly in iced tea and other cold drinks.

Everyday Food, June 2005

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Yield:
Makes about 1 1/2 cups
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  • In a small saucepan, stir together water and sugar.

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  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved and mixture is translucent, about 30 seconds.

  • Let cool completely before storing in an airtight container; chill, up to six months.

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