Fresh Lemonade

When you are hot and thirsty, nothing chills like cool, tangy, sweet lemonade!

Recipe from Smithfield
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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 additional cups of cold water
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (about 6 lemons)
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves (optional)
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How to Make the Perfect Lemonade

This perfect lemonade is the ultimate refreshing drink on a hot day. Fresh mint ice cubes add an extra hint of flavor.

Bring sugar and 1 cup water to a simmer in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Let cool.
Pour into a pitcher and stir in lemon juice. Add 4 cups cold water; cover and refrigerate.
For minty lemonade, add mint leaves to the sugar mixture in saucepan. Strain before using.
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