Category: Drinks

Ginger Lemonade

Cold and refreshing this is just the thing for summertime, and making it couldn’t be simpler. A spicy ginger lemonade. INGREDIENTS: 1/3 pound fresh unpeeled ginger root, cut into 1/2-inch chunks 1 1/2 cups water 4 large lemons, juiced 1 cup white sugar 7 cups water 16 leaves fresh mint, crushed DIRECTIONS: 1. Place ginger…


Snapple-type iced tea

It rained yesterday morning, and they say it’s going to rain again on Saturday, but today dawned sunny and bright, and that was excuse enough for me to brew a batch of iced tea. We drink a lot of iced tea around here between April and September. Pitchers and pitchers of it. Black tea with…


SOUR CHERRY VODKA (Vishnyovka)

Ingredients 2 pounds sour cherries, fresh or frozen and defrosted 1 cup sugar 3 cups vodka Instructions Rinse and dry the cherries, no need to pit them, it will all be strained,¬† Place in a large jar with the sugar . Seal the jar and store for 3-5 days. Add the vodka, reseal and shake…