Each flavored syrup recipe makes 6 tablespoons -- enough for two servings of our Colorful Cows.
Stir together strawberries and sugar in a double boiler or a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves and berries release their juices, 15 to 20 minutes. Strain syrup (do not press down on berries); discard solids. Refrigerate until cool.