makes 8 servings (about 64 oz.)    total time: 30 minutes

3/4 c sugar
5 large lemons, thinly sliced
16 oz. strawberries
1 lime, thinly sliced


  1. in a large pot, combine sugar, strawberries, lemons and lime.
  2. mash with a potato masher for 5 minutes.
  3. stir in 6 cups water and let sit 15 minutes.
  4. pour through a fine-mesh sieve into a large container, pressing on solids to extract as much liquid as possible.
  5. discard lemons and lime.
  6. serve over ice if desired.


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