This simple syrup has beautiful, subtle flavors of the season and makes great martinis. It’s best served with gin or vodka. Pear-Ginger Martini Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add 1 ounce of Pear-Ginger Simple Syrup, 2 ounces of vodka or gin. Top and shake until the shaker is cold to the touch...
- 1 ½ cups, plus 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 cup chopped pear
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger (about one-inch)
- 1 ½ cups water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- pinch of kosher salt