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Herb Infused Simple Syrup
Herb Infused Simple Syrup
Appliance: Rice Cooker - 2 cup capacity and larger.
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This Kitchen Tested recipe is part of the Gluten Free Collection
Herb Infused Simple Syrup
   1 cup sugar
   1 cup water
   1/2 to 1 cup of herbs, with stems (a small handful), roughly chopped

About any herb will work, like:
   Fennel Pollen
   Lemon Verbena

Combine sugar and water in the inner bowl of your rice cooker and push Cook button. Use white rice setting, if applicable. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Boil about 1 minute, until sugar is fully dissolved.

Turn off or unplug rice cooker and add herbs. Cover and allow to steep at least 30 minutes, and up to 1 hour. Strain syrup through a fine mesh or cheesecloth. Syrup can be kept in a sterile jar or bottle, refrigerated for about 10 days. Freeze syrup in small, airtight containers, label and use within 3 months.

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