July 04, 2011

Tuesdays At The Table - Blackberry Simple Syrup

I hope everyone enjoyed the holiday weekend, and got their fill of friends, family and fireworks!!  I had a fabulous weekend. Ah...I love summer.  Well, except the humidity. :-)


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This week I'm sharing a blackberry simple syrup.  It can be frozen into cubes, but I use it for sweetening up lemonade (which I did today), iced tea and occasionally with some carbonated water.  So yummy!!

Blackberry Simple Syrup

2 pints blackberries
5 cups water
2 cups sugar

In a large saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil.  Lower the heat to medium and add your blackberries, stirring occasionally for 5-7 minutes.  Take the saucepan off the heat and use a masher to squish up the fruit.  Allow the liquid to cool, then strain and pour into a quart sized bottle.  This refrigerates well for a little over a week.

What's cooking in your kitchen?




18 comments:

  1. Hi Cole,
    I shared my Walnut Vegetable Dip and an article I hope fits in!

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  2. Hi!
    Sharing info on how to de-gas beans and a great recipe for mint chip ice cream made from coconut milk.

    Enjoy!

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  3. That sounds yummy! I like just about anything blueberry--especially muffins! :)

    Living So Abundantly: New meme coming this Thursday, July 7, 2011, Give Back Thursday--come join the fun!

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  4. Thank you for hosting Cole :)

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  5. Hi, I have linked my recipe for this week, thank you for hosting.

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  6. Such a refreshing drink idea! Thanks for sharing and for hosting. I'm linking a recipe for healthy and tasty, not-too-sweet, two berry muffins. Perfect after the sugar fest of the 4th! Blessings, ~Lisa

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  7. Happy Tuesdays at the Table! Thanks for hosting another great week.

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  8. Hi Cole,
    We have so many Blackberries right now, this will be a great recipe to try. Thanks for hosting us today and have a wonderful week!

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  9. Cole! Just this morning I was cleaning out my freezer...for the first time in MONTHS - I won't admit how many...anyway, I came across a random bag of blackberries. I have no idea why I have them but after seeing your recipe I'm SO excited that I can make your syrup!!! :) Yay!! Today I shared my Chocolate No Bake cookie recipe...I posted it a while back but just found your blog last week so I'm a newbie & wanted to share the No Bakes since they're one of our favs! Thanks for hosting this party! I love it!

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  10. Hi Cole, Thanks for hosting. I'm sharing this super delicious and colorful salad to enjoy during the blueberry season. I look forward to everyone's recipes!

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  11. Sounds delicious and refreshing!
    Kisses and hugs
    Lorenza

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  12. Thanks for hosting!
    This week I have Watermelon Lemonade and a link up featuring recipes made w/ homegrown and Farmer's Market produce.
    Your blackberry simple syrup--I can think of many tasty things to do with it! Thanks!

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  13. Thanks so much for hosting! I'm linking a delicious Raspberry-Orange Cooler. It's a bit of nostalgia for me - a favorite growing up!

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  14. Hi there! I wanted to let you know about my cookbook giveaway that is going on right now until July 16th. Stop on by to enter! Hope you are having a great week :)

    http://steaknpotatoeskindagurl.blogspot.com/2011/07/my-first-giveaway.html

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  15. Hello and thank you for this great blog! I am sharing two Pennsylvania Dutch recipes for yellow wax beans.

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  16. Hi. Thank you for your blog hop! I just posted recipes for Pennsylvania Dutch string beans and Russian borscht. I didn't enter my name properly the first time, so the string beans are called, "Christy." Sorry!

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