Tastes Of Summer

Fresh Ginger and Lemongrass Lemonade

Homemade lemonade is such a great summertime treat. It’s delicious, refreshing and so easy to make. With just a couple of ingredients, you can be serving up this “Gourmet” version in no time! Ingredients: ½ cup fresh lemon juice [approximately 4 whole lemons] 3 cups cold water ice fresh mint, for garnish   Simple Syrup:…

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