At my house, it's officially summer once our rooftop deck is stained, the plants are potted in the container garden, and the dogs' pool is assembled. Happily, this year all those tasks were completed before Memorial Day weekend, which is the unofficial start of summer for most of us, right?
What's more of a summertime drink than lemonade? Here are four twists on a favorite. The first two sound especially delicious (I have SO much lavender in the garden...can't wait to use it), the basil is just intriguing, and the strawberry would be an elegant variation.
Sparkling Honey Lemonade (pictured at left)