Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Lemon Fresh on Etsy and My Minty Lemonade Recipe



Handpicked on Etsy
Ten Etsy artists put a smile on your face with their delightfully lemony creations. Lemon as fruit and as color says summertime and freshness. How about a slice of lemon in your tea, a chilled glass of refreshing lemonade, a bowl of fragrant lemons, a sip of limoncello? A special note about the sweet knitted beanie: Profits are partly dedicated to fighting childhood cancer. Click on the pictures to go directly to these Etsy listings. Prices range from $15.00 to $225.00. *Below is my recipe for the best lemonade ever! :)
Today's artists include: siriusfnord, QuercusSilver, Brightstar109, handlittleme, oneblackbird, huffalo, bostonbeanies, EvePopArt, PoleStar, daisyvisionxxx

Minty Ginger Lemonade Recipe (4 servings)
Boil 2 cups of water and pour over:
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
1/4 to 1/3 cup chopped fresh ginger
1/3 cup honey
Steep for a half hour, then strain into a 1-quart glass pitcher, pressing on the solids to extract all the liquid.
To the pitcher, add:

1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (approx. 2 large lemons)
12-ounces cold water.
Store in fridge and serve over ice cubes with a garnish of fresh mint leaves and slices of lemon.

4 comments:

PoleStar Jewelry said...

Thank you so much for featuring my necklace in your lemony fresh picks!

Andria said...

I love the simplicity of this necklace and the free-swirly way you wrap your briolettes!

Carol Schiff Studio said...

REALLY BEAUTIFUL PICKS AND I CANNOT WAIT TO TRY YOUR LEMONADE RECIPE!

Andria said...

My family loves this herbal lemonade recipe, and it has just the perfect amount of honey-sweetness. I was thinking of substituting the cold water with tea, for an earthy note -- something to try though it is hard to improve on this.