If you’ve found one of those cute rosemary bushes dressed up as a mini Christmas tree, don’t worry about rosemary overload. The plants keep going straight through the winter, if you have a sunny spot for them. And when you tire of lamb roast and using the woody stems as skewers, try simmering fresh sprigs in sugar and water to make a delicious rosemary syrup.
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Rosemary Syrup from Southern Living
I love drizzling this over couche-couche, but I’ll bet you could find plenty of other uses for it. Gin, it seems, would pair especially well with this syrup.
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons honey
3 sprigs fresh rosemary
Combine ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and let cool completely. Remove and discard rosemary.