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Lavender Lemonade

18 reviews

I never knew you could cook with lavender until I was on vacation in France. I was served a refreshing lavender and vanilla scented lemonade that just hit the spot on that warm, sunny afternoon. —Susan Hein, Burlington, Wisconsin

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Sunny Orange Lemonade

19 reviews

Here's a beverage that'll really hit the spot. Filled with tangy goodness, it quenches your thirst any time of year....


Orange Lemonade

15 reviews

This juice is a favorite at our place. I'll often double the batch and send a jar next door to...


Lemon Almond Tea

2 reviews

"Try this delightful dressed-up version when you want to serve something other than plain iced tea," suggests Brenda McCaleb of...


Kentucky Lemonade

2 reviews

Mint and bourbon give this drink a Kentucky kick, and ginger ale makes it a fizzy party punch.—Cathy Justus, Taylor,...

Summertime Tea

10 reviews

You can’t have a summer gathering around here without this sweet tea to cool you down. It’s wonderful for sipping...


Grilled Lemon & Thyme Lemonade

We use our grill for most summer dinners, so we thought, "why not grill the lemonade?" The flavor is surprisingly...

Fresh Peach Lemonade

7 reviews

Looking for a new twist on lemonade? Fresh peaches lend a fruity flavor to this summertime must-have. —Joan Hallford, North...


Rosemary Lemonade

3 reviews

A friend suggested I add a sprig of rosemary to lemonade. The herb makes the drink taste fresh and light,...


Minty Orange Lemonade

I keep this refreshing beverage on hand in the refrigerator during the warm summer months. Friends and neighbors enjoy cool...


Raspberry Mint Cooler

"This beverage is lovely in the summer when mint and raspberries are fresh," reveals Patricia Kile of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. "A...

Raspberry Lemonade Concentrate

2 reviews

Here's a concentrate that allows you to enjoy a refreshing summer beverage any time of year. Sweet raspberries balance the...