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10 Reasons You Should Have Lemons in Your Fridge

Making Lemonade
Lemonade is a summertime classic.
Lemonade is a summertime classic.
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If you've got a bunch of lemons, you might as well try to make some lemonade. But you don't have to make the same tired, sour drink sold by little kids at lemonade stands. Because lemons are such a versatile fruit, you can throw just about anything into the mix and come up with something that's unique and tasty. Be creative and try mixing in pineapple or watermelon juice -- or even blend it with blueberry puree. If you really want to think outside the box, try stirring in chocolate syrup. For an adults-only party, add white wine or vodka to the pitcher.

Of course, there's nothing wrong with plain, old-fashioned lemonade concocted from ice, lemons, sugar and water. After all, this classic drink is always in demand, which is the reason entrepreneuring children can parlay it into summer pocket money.