With the taste of summer very much in mind, we continue with our Victorian beverage selection with how the Victorianís made their own Lemonade.

4 lemons;
2 or 3 0z of loaf sugar;
1 quart of boiling water.

Wipe the lemons with a damp cloth, then thinly peel the rind until all the yellow is removed. Put the yellow peel with the sugar into a jug, pour the boiling water over and let it stand for some time, then squeeze out all the juice from the lemons with a lemon squeezer. Add the lemon juice to the water. When quite cold strain this into a glass jug and use. If desired, a little crushed ice may be added to this.
Time - about 2 hours.

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