1. Juice your lemons. Be sure to roll your lemons on the counter between your palm and the counter to make it easier to juice.
2. Combine 3/4 cup water and sugar and heat over medium-high heat in saucepan, until the sugar is dissolved.
3. Combine the sugar water, lemon juice and cold water. Refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.
4. Serve cold.
Add a few sliced strawberries for easy strawberry lemonade.
Replace juice from 1 lemon with juice from 3 limes.
Add mint to sugar water as you boil. Strain it before adding lemon juice and cold water.
Yield: (5) 12-oz. glasses
Shelf life: 3-5 days