YIELD: variable amount as needed
Heat 2 parts honey to 1 part hot water in a saucepan over medium-low heat until the mixture reaches a simmer. Remove from heat and cool. Store at room temperature or refrigerate as desired.
Lasts 4 weeks in the refrigerator.
While the mixture is simmering, infuse the syrup with herbs, spices, citrus peels or other aromatics. (Rosemary, grapefruit peel, peppercorn, pomegranate seeds and vanilla bean are just some of the possibilities.) Cool and strain the infused syrups before using.