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First Rate Lemonade Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mike Hanrahan
Added: Friday, November 16, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
10 - 12 medium lemons, scrubbed well, halved pole to pole, all halves sliced thin
1 1/4 cups sugar
5 cups cold water

Directions:
Directions:
Mash lemons and sugar in a large, deep bowl with a potato masher or wooden spoon until lemon slices give up their juice, sugar is dissolved, and juice is thickened to syrup consistency, about 4 minutes. Pour half of lemon slices and syrup through large seive over a bowl, press on solids with masher to release as much liquid as possible. Discard solids; transfer liquid to serving pitcher. Repeat process with remaining lemon slices. Stir in water until blended. Chill and stir well before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This takes a bit of effort but it is well worth it.

EDITORS NOTE: Did Mike forget to to include the vodka?

 

 

 

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