Molasses is one of those ingredients you probably don't always have on hand, so you might be tempted to skip a recipe that calls for it. But in this CHOW Tip, Elliot Waring shares a simple substitution that'll mean you never have to skip a recipe again.
Bartender at San Francisco's Heaven's Dog and owner of Small Hand Foods, Jennifer Colliau will blow your mind with this bartender secret: You do not need to boil your simple syrup. In fact, it's preferable not to! Jennifer shows you how to make simple syrup using cold tap water in this video.