Strawberry-Mint SpritzersMakes 4 servings
1 cup Strawberry-Mint Simple Syrup (recipe follows)
1. In a pitcher, combine Strawberry-Mint Simple Syrup, tonic water or club soda, and lemon juice, stirring gently to combine.
Strawberry-Mint Simple SyrupMakes 3 cups
2 cups water
1. In a large saucepan, combine water and sugar over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add strawberries, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium, and cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and add mint.
2. Cover, and steep for 10 minutes. Strain syrup, discarding solids. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.