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Strawberry and Basil Shrub

If you haven’t yet heard of the refreshingly tart drink known as a ‘shrub’, you’re missing out! From the Middle East to Europe, vinegar-based drinks have been around for centuries as a way to preserve fruit and purify water without the need of refrigeration. Shrubs really blew-up in American households during the colonial era, but as refrigeration became commonplace, they were slowly replaced with juice and soft drinks. Little did anyone know, shrubs would be all the rage hundreds of years later. So, what exactly is a shrub?! Shrubs can be made from any fruit that has been macerated in sugar to obtain a deliciously sweet syrup. The syrup is then mixed with apple cider vinegar to hit the perfect...

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