Originally Posted by Gayle
I make a very simple anise-flavored syrup (2 c. sugar, 1 c. water, 1 t. anise flavoring. Bring to a boil and simmer 5 to 10 minutes, or until slightly thickened). I love it on vanilla ice cream, but can't think of what else it would be good on. What else could I do with it?
Take 1/2 of your syrup and combine with 1 cup oil and 1/2 cup vinegar. Toss in some basil while you're at it.
Marinate and then grill chicken breasts. Don't forget the wood chips.
Use the leftover marinade to make a white sauce based condiment.
Serve with angel hair pasta and asiago.