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{Ginger Mint} Lemonade

19 May

Mmmm Lemonade the perfect summer treat!

You’ll need:

Directions:

  1. Cut peels off lemons and halve each lemon:
  2. Add cut lemons, water, sugar, and ice cubes into a blender.
  3. Blend thoroughly and pour over a sieve and into a large bowl to catch the lemonade.
  4. Pour into glasses and add Ginger-Mint Simple Syrup and serve!

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Ginger-Mint Simple Syrup

15 May

THE SAUCE:

You’ll need:

  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 bunch of mint leaves, minced
  • 1 inch of ginger, minced

Directions:

  1. First, take your mint and lay it out to mince.
  2. Then place in a heavy pot with minced ginger
  3. Then, add water and sugar and simmer. Remove from heat once sugar is completely dissolved.
  4. Then, carefully pour mixture over a sieve into a bowl.
  5. Press down on the mint leaves to removed all the simple syrup
  6. Pour your syrup right into a bottle. I used a old happy bear honey jar.

  7. Now you’ll have all the yummy ginger-mint simple syrup you need! Toss it in your fruit salads, add it to a vinaigrette, sweeten your tea with it or use it to make delicious lemonade!

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