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

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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FOOD HOLIDAY: Lemonade Recipes For National Lemonade Day

Melon lemonade, an inspired idea. Photo courtesy Zulka Sugar.   According to chef and food historian Clifford A. Wright, the all-American summer drink, lemonade, may have had its origin in medieval Egypt. It’s hard to tell, because while the fruit originated farther to the east, the earliest written evidence of lemonade comes from Egypt. The…
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