Julep’s Mint Julep Recipe
The Back Story
2 ounces Kentucky Bourbon
1 tablespoon Simple Mint Syrup
Crushed shaved ice
2 Sprigs of Fresh mint (1 Garnish and 1 muddle)
SIMPLE MINT SYRUP RECIPE:
Boil together 2 cups of water with 8 bruised mint sprigs and 2 cups of granulated sugar for 5 minutes. Refrigerate overnight.
Using a Jefferson cup, add 1 tablespoon of mint syrup, sprig of fresh mint and muddle. Add
2 oz. bourbon, add crushed ice and stir rapidly to frost the cup, then garnish with fresh mint.
Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)