Strawberry Syrup from Closet Cooking
(makes 1 cup)

1 pound strawberries (hulled and sliced)
1 1/2 cup water
1 cup sugar

1. Simmer the strawberries, water, and sugar in a small sauce pan for 20 minutes. (If you want thicker syrup continue simmering until you get the desired consistency.)
2. Strain the solids out with a fine sieve. (Optional; If you do, retain the strawberries and serve them hot on vanilla ice cream.)
3. Let cool and enjoy.