Lemon grass can be found in many larger supermarkets, or specialty stores. It is in the produce section and is a long, brittle stalk (look for green stalks, not ones that are brown and peeling at the ends, for that means that they are past their prime). If you cannot locate it in the produce section, try looking in the frozen food aisles (and if you are lucky, it's already chopped!). Peel away the outer leaf and use the inner, fresher stalk.
Makes about 1 cup
1 cup Simple Syrup (Version 2) 3 tablespoons chopped lemongrass (from about 1 stalk)
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1. Bring the syrup to a boil in a small saucepan . Once it boils, remove pan from heat and add chopped lemon grass. Cover and steep for 30 minutes.
2. Strain the steeped syrup, discarding the lemon grass. Allow to cool completely before using. Syrup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a month.