Cantaloupe with Red Wine Syrup

Cantaloupe with Red Wine Syrup
Photo by Alexandra Grablewski


  • 2 ripe cantaloupes
  • 4 large fresh basil leaves
  • 2 Tbs. granulated sugar
  • 1 cup dry red wine

Put 4 dessert bowls in the freezer to chill. Combine the wine and sugar in a small, heavy saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook at a lively simmer until the wine is reduced to about 1/4 cup, about 10 minutes. Set the saucepan in a bowl of ice water to cool, about 15 minutes. While the syrup is coo...

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