Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Frugal Lemonade



If your family eats canned fruit
odds are good that the liquid that's left after you eat the fruit is sugar water. (On store-bought cans, the label will specify the fruit has been canned in "light syrup" or "heavy syrup." That's code for sugar water.)
If you add a squirt of this




you will end up with a nice cold glass of subtly fruity lemonade.

And what could be more frugal?


Delicious.

(Oh. And feel free to add more water if it's too sweet, or more lemon.)


Note: Check out Works-For-Me Wednesday for more great ideas.
Also, see Kitchen Tip Tuesdays at Tammy's Recipes for even more yummy suggestions.

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8 Comments:

Anonymous pam said...

What a fun and easy idea, to take that sweet sticky syrup and make it lemonade. I'm thinking it might be good syrup for mojitos in the summer. . . ah, summer. . .
thanks!

January 7, 2009 at 6:26 PM  
Blogger Kim Layton said...

Sounds good...I could use some lemonade right now. The little umbrella made it look so inviting! :)

January 7, 2009 at 7:30 PM  
Anonymous A Frugal Housewife - Jody said...

For some reason drinking lemonade makes me thirsty. I'm not a big fan of lemons but my husband is.

January 8, 2009 at 6:17 PM  
Anonymous Just Pure Lovely said...

Well. Gracious. I'd have NEVER thought of that, and that is a great thought!

Thanks for posting it! (and thanks for visiting my blog earlier this week, too!)

~ Lori

January 8, 2009 at 9:39 PM  
Blogger Edwina at The Picket Fence said...

What a great idea. I love lemonade...

January 9, 2009 at 10:29 AM  
Blogger Katie said...

Hi Lynn! Thanks for visiting my blog. I would NEVER have thought of this, and what a great way to use something I'd have thrown away. Great tip.

January 9, 2009 at 7:09 PM  
Blogger Beth said...

Now this is a new idea to me! I'll have to give it a try. Love your blog :)

January 10, 2009 at 2:53 PM  
Blogger Edelweiss said...

what a great idea! thanks so much for sharing.

January 11, 2009 at 2:37 PM  

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