Since it's almost the weekend ...

Friday, July 6, 2012

have a cocktail!


  • 1/2 c (120ml) fresh Meyer Lemon Juice
  • 1 c (240ml) Simple Syrup *recipe follows
  • 4 c (960ml) Water
  • a couple sprigs of fresh Rosemary
  • Vodka (as much or as little as you like)

simple syrup

Simple syrup keeps very well, usually for months if your storage jar is sterile before filling. Makes about 3 cups.
  • 2 c (480ml) Water
  • 1 1/2 c (285g) Sugar
  • 1/2 c (170g) light Corn Syrup


simple syrup directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan.  Stir and bring to a simmer.  Simmer for 15-20 seconds then take off the heat.  Allow to cool then store in a sterile jar in the refrigerator.

lemonade directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a pitcher, adding in a few freshly squeezed rinds of the Meyer lemons.  Stir to combine and serve over ice.
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