Shrubs are a lovely means of preserving summertime berry goodness for sipping on the porch while lightning bugs flicker or by the fireplace come winter. Vinegar adds a tangy kick to the ruby fruit, making a syrup that can be added to club soda or sparkling water to make a homemade soft drink, or stirred into champagne, white wine, or a cocktail for a spirited refreshment.
From FRUIT: A SAVOR THE SOUTH® COOKBOOK. Copyright © 2017 by the University of North Carolina Press. Used by permission of the publisher. www.uncpress.unc.edu