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10.2.11

FRESH LEMONADE



Refreshing chilled in hot weather and a soothing winter drink when heated up. This lemonade is lemony and mild, not overly sweet and doesn’t make your lips pucker. Let the flavor develop in the fridge overnight. Don’t worry about the seeds, because they won’t get crushed in the blender.

6 cups water
3/4 cup sugar
3 lemons, peeled

• Place 6 cups of water in a pot.
• Add the sugar and bring it to full boil.
• Remove pot from heat.
• Ladle out 1 cup of sugar water into a bowl and let it cool somewhat.
• Meanwhile peel 3 lemons, removing most of the white rind.
• Place the pealed lemons in a blender and pour in the 1/2 cup of sugar water.
• Cover and process.
• Place a fine sieve over the pot with the remaining sugar water.
• Pour the lemon juice through the sieve and into the pot.
• Discard the pulp and the seeds.
• Heat the lemonade but do not let it come to boil.
• Pour it in a glass jug.
• Let it cool and then refrigerate overnight.
• Serve it on a bed of ice or heat up a cup as needed.
• Makes 6-1/2 to 7 cups of lemonade.
   

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It began with posting a few recipes on line for my family. "zsuzsa is in the kitchen" has more than 1000 Hungarian and International recipes. What started out as a private project turned into a well visited blog. The number of visitors long passed the two million mark. I organized my recipes into an on-line cookbook. On top of the page click on the cookbook to access the recipes. I am not profiting from my blog, so my visitors will not be harassed with advertising or flashy gadgets. Feel free to cut and paste my recipes for your own use. Publication is permitted as long as it is in your own words and with your own photographs. However, I would ask you for an acknowledgement and link-back to my blog. This is to my old on-line friends and visitors: policing the comment section for spam and answering questions has become a chore. Good wishes to you all, happy cooking and keep on feeding your people with good food.

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