Wednesday, May 17, 2017
CUCUMBER LEMONADE 1 cup water 1/2 cup white sugar 1 cucumber, sliced 6 lemons, juiced Make a simple syrup by stirring the water and sugar together in a saucepan over medium heat; heat until just about to boil and the sugar has dissolved. Place in refrigerator 30 minutes, or until cool. Place the cucumber slices in a blender or food processor; blend until mashed into a pulp. Pour the cucumber pulp into a fine mesh strainer place over a bowl to catch the liquid; allow to sit until you have about 2/3 cup of liquid from the cucumber, about 15 minutes. Stir the simple syrup, cucumber liquid, and lemon juice together in a pitcher. Serve cold.