TIP OF THE DAY: Make Lemonade ~ It’s National Lemonade Day!

August 20th is National Lemonade Day. When was the last time you had a glass of fresh-squeezed lemonade? Most of the lemonade drinks sold in supermarkets are made with lemon juice concentrate or worse, lemon flavoring. Treat yourself to the real thing! In addition to the recipes below, check out How To Glam Your Homemade…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Flavored Lemonade Recipes Or Limeade, If You Prefer

[1] Peach lemonade: lemonade and peach purée with a fresh peach garnish (photo courtesy Flavor & The Menu). [2] Mulled lemonade, with cinnamon, cloves, fresh ginger, orange peel and pink peppercorns. Here’s the recipe from A Spicy Perspective. [3] Blueberry lemonade, with blueberry purée and fresh blueberries. Tip: Freeze the blueberries first, and they’ll keep…
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RECIPE: Cucumber Lemonade For National Cucumber Day

How about a new lemonade recipe for National lemonade Day, August 20th? The lemon tree first grew wild in the Assam region of India, and was ultimately brought to the Middle East. While archaeological evidence shows that people drank lemon drinks centuries earlier, the first known written reference to the lemon tree dates from a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Glam Your Homemade Lemonade

August 20th is National Lemonade Day (National Watermelon Day is August 3rd). If the only lemonade you drink comes from a bottle, you’ve never experienced real lemonade (We give a waiver to Mike’s Hard Lemonade, a line of carbonated, flavored malt liquor drinks in a dozen or so flavors. It’s not lemonade per se, but…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Fresh Lemonade Or Limeade

It’s easy add a hit of extra flavor to lemon-ade, from lavender to jalapeño. Photo courtesy The Great Pepper Cookbook by Melissa’s Produce.   August 20th is National Lemonade Day. If the only lemonade you drink comes from a bottle, you’ve never experienced real lemonade. Bottled drinks are not only pasteurized, but typically use reconstituted…
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