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Mint Lemonade

• 30 August 2007

A perfect end to summer vacation...lemonade in the backyard.


4 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 cups sugar
3 1/2 cups water
lemon slices & mint leaves

In a medium saucepan combine 2 cups lemon juice and the sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and let syrup cool.

In a pitcher, stir together lemon syrup, remaining 2 cups lemon juice, and 3 1/2 cups water. To serve, pour over ice, and garnish with lemon slices and mint leaves, if desired.

* I like to buy a big bag of lemons at Costco, put them in a colorful bowl for decoration; then when ripe, use them for lemonade, lemon curd, grilled lemon chicken, etc.


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