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Food Friday - Delicious Lavender Lemonade

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On Wednesday, you learned all about the wonderful herb Lavender. For this week's Food Friday, we will serve you up a delicious Lavender Lemonade recipe.

Lavender Lemonade

Ingredients:
• 6 cups fresh squeezed lemonade
• 1 cup boiling water
• 1 cup cold water
• 1 TBSP fresh lavender buds
• Lemon slices
• Sprigs of fresh lavender
• Sugar, optional and to taste

Directions:
Put lavender buds in a large glass and add boiling water. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Pour liquid through a fine mesh sieve or cheesecloth into a 2-quart pitcher. Discard lavender buds.
Stir lemon juice and cold water into mixture in pitcher. Cover and chill several hours. To serve, pour lemonade mixture over ice cubes into glasses. Garnish each with a lemon slice and fresh sprig of lavender.

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