Set photography from the production of Food Network's, The Kitchen, episodes 1001-1005 on May 18-20, 2016. 

Photo By Todd Plitt for BSTV
Recipe courtesy of Geoffrey Zakarian

Mojito Makeover

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 drink


Demerara Sugar Syrup:


  1. Add the Demerara Sugar Syrup, lime juice, light rum, aged rum and mint leaves to a mixing glass. Heavily muddle the mint leaves, add large ice and shake vigorously in a cocktail shaker. Taste for balance, double-strain over crushed ice in a rocks glass and garnish with a mint sprig and lime wedge.

Demerara Sugar Syrup:

Yield: 1 1/2 cups
  1. Combine the sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. Keep covered in the refrigerator up to 1 month.