Our local paper ran some summer beverage recipes today in honor of Father's Day. "Here's your made-from-scratch mojito, Dear." HA! However, one of the recipes is for homemade lemonade concentrate from the cookbook Slurp. No more will I purchase lemonade made with corn syrup or slave away over one measly pitcher of lemonade only to have it disappear in minutes. Let the summer of
Homemade Lemonade Concentrate from Slurp
6 organic lemons [I'll take what I can get at our local grocery.]
4 1/4 cups water
2 1/4 cups sugar
"Wash the lemons well and cut them into thick slices. Put these in a large saucepan with the water and sugar. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and let cool. Keep covered in the fridge for 24 hours. Strain, pour into a clean jar, cover and refrigerate.
You now have a concentrate that needs to be mixed with water: one part concentrate to three parts water. Serve with lots of ice.
Yield: 20 servings when diluted according to directions."