Thimbleberry rosemary simple syrup

Published August 20, 2011 1:01PM (EDT)


  • ½ cup of honey
  • ½ cup of water
  • 1 cup of thimbleberries
  • 1 lime
  • Three sprigs of fresh rosemary (chopped)


  1. In a small saucepan, heat honey and water. When liquid comes to a boil, add berries. Stir. Remove from heat.
  2. Add lime juice and rosemary. Leave to steep for 3-4 hours.
  3. Strain. If necessary, press berry mash against strainer to release liquid.
  4. Chill and serve.

By Felisa Rogers

Felisa Rogers studied history and nonfiction writing at the Evergreen State College and went on to teach writing to kids for five years. She lives in Oregon’s coast range, where she works as a freelance writer and editor.

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