'lemonade' on Serious Eats

From the Blender: Vegan Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie

Some people—normal people—crave sweets. It's evolutionary. You'd seek out high-sugar foods in the wild, or you'd die of starvation. Me? I wouldn't have lasted a month. I crave umami. Salt. Tang. There's definitely something wrong with me. If you want a tangy smoothie—pleasantly sweet, sure, but also nice and brisk—sometimes it pays to just go ahead and invent one. So I did. More

12 Easy Lemonade Variations

When the hot summer days roll around, we've got one thing on our minds when it comes to drinks: fresh lemonade. If store-bought is your thing (and frankly, on hot, lazy, summer days, a good fresh store-bought lemonade made from real lemons can be a life saver), then check out our Guide to the Best Ready-To-Drink Lemonade. But if you've got a good juicer and 15 minutes, adding a bit of elbow grease to making your own fresh homemade lemonade will make it taste all the sweeter. More

Cool Drinks, NY: Cucumber-Thyme Lemonade at The Dutch

The Dutch offers two non-alcoholic drinks on their menu, a blessing for those who don't feel like imbibing but still want something a little more special than a Diet Coke. There's the Soho Punch, which is a blend of tropical fruit juices with a touch of orgeat syrup for hauntingly sweet almond notes. But it's the fizzy Cucumber-Thyme Lemonade that I keep coming back for. More

Cocktail 101: How to Make Oleo-Saccharum

Oleo-saccharum is an ingredient in cocktails and punches that was relatively commonly used in 19th-century bartending as a way to provide an elegantly citrusy flavor and aroma to alcoholic beverages. It's also an excellent addition to lemonade, iced tea, and even vinaigrettes. More

Taste Test: Ready-to-Drink Lemonade

Whether you're gardening in the summer sun or lounging by the pool, this is the time of year when a tall, cool glass of lemonade is essential. Yes, you can work up a sweat squeezing a dozen lemons, but it's easier to grab a carton from the grocery store. So we gathered a tasting team and 18 brands of ready-to-drink lemonade to find the best sweet-sour refreshment a few bucks can buy. More

Drinks at Pret A Manger

You don't necessarily think of Pret A Manger as being in the beverages business, but in addition to their grab-and-go-sandwiches, salads, and baked goods, there's a whole case of Pret-branded drinks, and on the whole, these sippables are refreshing and well-made. We grabbed all the interesting ones for a quick review. More

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