When Life Gives You Lemonade

The 11 best lemonade recipes on the internet

Lemonade has long reigned as the king of all thirst quenchers. The beauty is in its simplicity, which is also why it's a perfect canvas upon which to paint. From adding spices and fruit to it to using it for making pies, here's a roundup of our favorite ways to get down with lemonade.

① Explore your options. Use cherries, tomato juice and even smoke to fancify your regular glass of lemonade.

② Waste not, want not. Take leftover herbs and add them to your lemonade for a more complex drink.

③ Add vanilla beans to make it the best cup you've had.

④ Blend a frosty version that doesn't even require peeling.

⑤ Whip up a frozen pie and eat your lemonade, too.

⑥ And while we're freezing things, freeze lemonade into ice cubes to add to your tea for quick Arnold Palmers or add them to your Pimm's Cup for a cocktail that changes as you sip.

⑦ Soothe your throat in the winter with hot ginger lemonade.

⑧ Get salty with the simple addition of one ingredient: sea salt.

⑨ Cozy up with a whiskey thyme lemonade.

⑩ Swing the other way and make a pineapple limeade instead.

⑪ Think pink and make strawberry lemonade ice pops.

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