Thursday, July 30, 2015

A winning Lemonade recipe from Artisan Drinks that I won from Quarry Books

During this past, whirlwind, busy few weeks I took delivery of a wonderful recipe book that I won called Artisan Drinks.  I won this cookbook in a contest that was posted in a group that I belong to called the Cookbook Junkies. The contest was sponsored by Quarry Books, the same company who carries the Book Club Cookbook that we are using in our #BookClubCookbookCC. Take a look at my first post for this fun cooking club.

I didn't even get a chance to browse through it at all until this past Wednesday when I found myself in an empty and surprisingly quiet house.  I am really going to miss my family from California. Hopefully it will not be a year before I get to see them again.  Maybe a trip to sunny CA will be in the cards for me this winter.

When I finally got the chance to look at this wonderful collection of Artisan Drinks, I was disappointed that I hadn't pulled it out earlier so that I could have treated my family to some of the fabulous recipes contained within, like this one for Sparkling Lemonade.

Sparkling Lemonade
from Artisan Drinks

1 c. cold water
1 c. granulated sugar
1 c. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 1/2 pints sparkling water

Put the cold water in a medium sized pan with 3/4 c. of the sugar.  Bring to a boil and then simmer for 3 minutes.  Add the lemon juice and reheat briefly.  Taste and add the remaining sugar, if desired.
Allow to cool.

When cold, pour the syrup into a pitcher and add the sparkling water. Chill before serving.  Print Recipe

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  1. I want a glass of this lemonade! Maybe with a small shot of vodka! Yummy!!

    1. We are two peas in a pod you and I. I will be posting next month the cocktail that I made with this lemonade.

    2. Can't wait! I have a new bottle of vodka waiting


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