Mix this fruit-infused syrup with sparkling water for a grown-up soda that can be far less sweet than store-bought sugar bombs.
Makes 1 cup
1/4 cup raspberries
Small bunch fresh thyme, about 4 to 5 sprigs
1 cup sugar
Active time: 10 minutes
Total time: 1 hour
In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine raspberries, thyme, 1 cup water, and sugar and bring to a boil. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Set aside to cool, then strain and pour into an airtight glass bottle. Store in the refrigerator up to a month.