Around the House, Beverages, Recipes

When Life Gives You a Lemon Pitcher…

There’s a neat little antique store in Ocean City, NJ called Back in Time that I made sure to visit last week while on vacation. As I browsed the aisles, this little lemonade pitcher caught my eye. It was one of those things where you pause, pick it up, put it back down, keep on walking, only to return before you leave to snatch it up, knowing if you don’t buy it now, you’ll regret it later.

Luckily, the lids from some of my kids’ old plastic cups fit on top perfectly. So naturally, when my daughter asked to make fresh squeezed lemonade this week, I happily obliged,  knowing this pitcher would be the perfect vessel for our summer drink!

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

Juice from 7 lemons (1 cup juice)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water, plus approx. 7 additional cups water

heat 1/2 cup water and sugar in a saucepan until the sugar is completely dissolved. Pour syrup and lemon juice in pitcher and add water. Sit under an umbrella or shade tree outside and enjoy.

Also purchased at the store were two Pyrex glassware pieces (I have a vintage Pyrex weakness) and a Coca Cola crate that I had my mom go back and get for me this week (she’s still there with my sister this week) because it was one of the items I didn’t purchase and kept thinking about! LOL.


6 thoughts on “When Life Gives You a Lemon Pitcher…”

    1. Thanks! I’m not sure how old it is, but I love glassware like this no matter how vintage it really is! 🙂 Thanks for the visit!

  1. Love lemonade! The last few years I’ve drank nothing but water. One of my favorite drinks to make now is Lemonade Crystal Light with a lemon squeezed into it. It might not be as good as your old fashioned lemonade but it’s pretty close. Got myself thirsty writing about it. 🙂 Take care and try to stay cool.

Share your thoughts!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s