Archive for the ‘Drinks’ Category

Lemony Addiction – Lemon Simple Syrup

Note: The above picture isn’t mine but it looks close enough. My camera is going to be on hiatus for a while.

Last week I decided to stop drinking soda. Oh, wait, that was on my new years resolution wasn’t it? Oh well, I am at least doing better than when I started this year. Now at least I only have soda when we go out or go to a friend’s house. Anyway, I decided to drink more tea. It should be noted I dislike ice tea. I know, I know, “a Kentucky boy who can’t stand ice or sweet tea? Impossible!” Well, here I am. One thing I do like is a Half and Half, also known as an Arnold Palmer. If you don’t know what this is it’s usually a 50/50 mix of ice or sweet tea and lemonade. Then it hit me to add lemon to my tea. I was sold on the first sip! I absolutely loved it! After a week or so I decided that although I can easily keep lemon juice in my¬†refrigerator I wanted¬†to try and make something similar to an Arnold Palmer. I didn’t want lemonade in the fridge or else I might drink it all the time and just let the tea sit there. That’s when it hit me, a simple syrup with lemon juice! It would be so amazingly simple, all I have to do is add a splash here and there to have a sweetener and lemon flavor added to my tea! After some tinkering here is what I came up with.

Read more »

Homemade Lemonade

It seems “taking a break to recover from having a tooth removed” really means “work your butt off and put out even MORE recipes!”

This is one of my all time favorite drinks. Yes Its a little high on the sugar side but hey, I’m not diabetic. If you are then MAYBE you can use splenda. I have no idea. I may experiemt and get back to you with a low suagr version one day. But not before I make homemade ~SPOILER ALERT~ Ginger-ale. Yup, you heard me. I learned how to make Ginger-ale soda from a friend of mine. But enough talk about things to come, for now we make lemony goodness!

Read more »

Designed by Free Wordpress Themes and Sponsored by Curry and Spice