Friday, April 24, 2015

Meyer Lemon SImple Syrup

Recipes from Rick Bayless and Deann Groen Bayless' "Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles and Snacks," W. W. Norton & Company, 2012

2 Meyer lemons
 
1 cup sugar
 
1/2 cup water

1. Use a vegetable peeler to remove the zest (colored layer of skin only) from the lemons in large strips.

2. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the zest, sugar and water, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Let the mixture reach a boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool. Strain out and discard the zest. Cover and refrigerate until needed. Keeps for several weeks.
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