There are a few words that make you only think of summertime: ice cold lemonade.
Typically, I’m a water-aholic. I drink it all the time, all throughout the day, with every meal. I don’t even like the taste of soda (although I’m a sucker for homemade root beer). But- and this is a huge but – I love lemonade. Especially all the fun variations of lemonade – like the blackberry lemonade I posted last summer.
This past weekend, I made cucumber lemonade, which is perfect because it’s more on the savory side.
I peeled, chopped, and put a few cucumbers into my food processor to puree. The cucumbers are filled with a lot of water, so it purees easily.
Unlike fruity lemonades, you need to strain the pureed cucumber through a steel mesh strainer to only collect the cucumber water (otherwise you’ll get the grimy cucumber remains in your teeth).
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