If you love the exotic tang of ginger, you’ll love this twist on an old standard. Take a couple of limes and add some ginger syrup and water. It’s so unique when your guests take a swig they’ll instantly say, “It’s so good, what’s in it?” Works great for a holiday or anytime drink. Keep some ginger syrup stowed in the fridge and create a refreshing drink anytime.
Recipe: Ginger Limeade
The Sauce-Ginger Limeade
Juice from 2 Limes
1 cup Ginger Syrup
3 cups cold Water
1-In a small sauce pan, combine the sugar, water and ginger. Bring to a boil.
2-Boil for 5 minutes then set off the heat and let steep for 30 minutes.
3-Strain out the ginger and discard. Store the syrup in the fridge for 2 months. Makes 4 cups.
4-Combine lime juice, ginger syrup and 3 cups cold water.
5-Serve with crushed ice and lime slices.
• Exchange lime juice for juice from 1 lemon for Ginger Lemonade.
• Exchange lime juice for juice from 1 orange for a ginger orange refresher.
• Use juice from 2 limes, 1 lemon and 1 orange with 2 cups ginger syrup and 6 cups of water for a citrus beverage.
Inspiration—Saucy Cuisine Kitchen
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