When life gives you lemons…

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Come on, do I really need to finish this sentence?

Simple Lemonade (makes 6 cups)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup lemon juice (4-5 lemons)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 4 cups cold water
  • ice cubes
  • lemon slices for garnish (optional)

Directions:

1) Squeeze enough lemon juice to equal approx. 1 cup. Pour into a pitcher.

2) Dissolve 3/4 cup sugar into 1 cup of hot water. Use 1 cup of sugar if preferred. I never know how sour or sweet my lemons are at first, so I start with 3/4 cup and work my way up if needed. Pour into pitcher.

3) Add 4 cups cold water, ice cubes and lemon slices for garnish. Serve yourself a glass of summer!

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3 Thoughts on “When life gives you lemons…

  1. It’s been a while since I made lemonade… sounds delicious! Love all of your photos – the lemons look so pretty against the wood in the pictures.

  2. lovely pics as usual.. its been so many days since i made lemonade. think i must make today :)

  3. Jen and Nora – Thanks! Ever since we started making homemade lemonade I can’t get myself to buy the powdered lemonade mix, or the lemonade in a carton.

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