Either you run the day, or the day runs you. –Jim Rohn
- 6 lemons
- 1 cup white sugar
- 6 cups cold water
Juice the lemons to make 1 cup of juice. To make your labor easier, firmly roll the lemons between your hand and counter top before cutting in half and juicing. In a gallon pitcher combine 1 cup lemon juice, 1 cup sugar, and 6 cups cold water. Stir. Adjust water to taste. Chill and serve over ice.
This second recipe below is for Best Lemonade Ever from Allrecipes.com.
This requires some cooking:
- 1 3/4 cups white sugar
- 8 cups water
- 1 1/2 cups lemon juice
In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to boil and stir to dissolve sugar. Allow to cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate until chilled. Remove seeds from lemon juice, but leave pulp. In pitcher, stir together chilled syrup, lemon juice and remaining 7 cups water.