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Mrs. Wilson’s Rosemary Lemonade


6 heaping teaspoons fresh rosemary, plus additional sprigs for garnish

12 cups water, separated

2−3 cups sugar, more or less depending on your sweet tooth

1½ cups freshly squeezed lemon juice

½ teaspoon salt

Lemon wheels, for garnish


  1. Mix rosemary, 3 cups of water, and sugar in a saucepan and boil gently for 5 minutes.
  2. Strain out rosemary and add (the now rosemary-infused) simple syrup mixture to 9 cups of water, lemon juice, and salt.
  3. Mix well and serve ice cold. Garnish with sliced lemon and rosemary sprigs. Enjoy!