Narsai David Recipe: Anytime Lemonade Syrup

(KCBS) – KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David said this recipe was inspired by Harvey Steiman on The KCBS Kitchen and is a real winner for the summertime.


6 lemons
2 cups sugar
1 cup water

Squeeze the lemons. Strain the juice and set it aside. Cut two of the lemons into pieces and put them in a saucepan with the sugar and water. Heat the mixture until the sugar dissolves and simmer for 15 minutes. Strain the syrup and combine the syrup and the lemon juice in a jar and keep it refrigerated. This stays fresh for several days.

To make lemonade, fill a glass only 2/3 full with ice and water. Add 3-4 TBS syrup to taste and stir.

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Narsai David is the KCBS Food and Wine Editor. He has been a successful restaurateur, chef, TV host, and columnist in the Bay Area spanning four decades. You can hear him Saturdays at 10:53am, 12:53pm and 4:53pm, and at 2:53am Sunday on KCBS All News 740AM and 106.9FM.

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