A bit of aleppo pepper, a bunch of fresh basil, and freshly squeezed lemon juice. That's the ticket for a herbaciously mouth watering, thirst quenching, lemonade.
A cool one on the patio
You want one, I know it. C'mon, I'll share the recipe with you...
You'll need sugar, aleppo pepper, water and basil.
In a medium saucepan, add all the ingredients, starting with the sugar and water,
and the basil.
Bring to a boil, boil for 5 minutes, cool then strain.
Combine the syrup and lemonade recipes,
then go sit on the patio and savor every last drop
Here's the wonderful recipe
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Aleppo Pepper Basil Lemonade
----Basil Simple Syrup----
1 cup water
2 cups sugar
2 oz fresh basil (leaves and stems)
1-1/2 tbl. aleppo pepper
3/4 cup aleppo pepper basil simple syrup
2 cups fresh lemon juice
3 cups water
garnish - sprigs of fresh basil and; slices of lemon
1.For Simple Syrup - Combine all of the ingredients for the simple syrup
together in a medium-sized sauce pan and bring to a boil. Let the syrup
boil for 5 minutes and then remove from the heat. Be sure to let cool to
room temperature before using it for the lemonade. Once it has cooled,
strain and refrigerate it for use in beverages.
2.For Lemonade - Combine the simple syrup, fresh lemon juice and water in a
large pitcher. Stir to combine, and chill until ready to serve. Pour over
ice, adding fresh basil sprigs and lemon slices for a garnish.
Notes: Ranee Mueller
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And that's that