Lemonade by the Glass

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  1. 2 lemons, scrubbed well, halved pole to pole, all halves sliced thin
  2. 3 T sugar
  3. 3/4 c water


  1. Mash lemons and sugar in a small bowl with potato masher or wooden spoon until lemon slices give up their juice, sugar is dissolved, and juice is thickened to syrup consistency, about 4 minutes.
  2. Pour half the lemon slices and syrup through small sieve over bowl ; press on solids with masher or back of wooden spoon to release as much liquid as possible.
  3. Discard solids; transfer liquid to serving pitcher. Repeat process with remaining lemon slices.
  4. Stir in water until blended.
  5. Chill well and stir to blend before serving, over ice if desired.

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Serves: 1 glass
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Course: Beverage
Type of Food: Beverage - Nonalcoholic,Vegetarian,Vegan
Key Ingredient: Lemons
Difficulty: 1 - Easy
Make Ahead: Yes
Prep Method: Refrigerator
Themes/Holidays: Picnic,Flag Day,Fourth of July,Beach Party

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