Quick 'n dirty recipe: Thyme simple syrup

 Thyme simple syrup recipe. | saragalactica.com

What you'll need

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 tbsp fresh thyme leaves removed from the stem (or 1 tbsp dried thyme leaves)

What to do

Combine sugar and water in a saucepan and place over medium heat.

Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally to make sure sugar is dissolved. 

Add thyme leaves and stir to combine. Allow to simmer (but not boil) for 3 minutes. Remove from heat.

Allow leaves to steep in syrup for 15-20 minutes. Strain, cool, and keep in a jar in the refrigerator for up to a week.