Ginger Honey Syrup

Ginger Raw Honey Syrup

Makes: 3-4 cups Time: 45 minutes

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2 cups scrubbed fresh baby ginger, chopped
4 cups water
3/4-1 1/2 cups raw local honey, to taste

1. Gently simmer ginger and water in a heavy bottomed pan for 30 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature.
2. Pour ginger tea through a strainer to discard ginger pieces.
3. Add honey and stir vigorously.
4. Store in the refrigerator. Use as a base for ginger ale, cocktail mixer, addition to hot tea, or sip as a health tonic.