7 Lemonades Calling Your Name This Summer

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Chef Name: Ree Drummond Full Recipe Name: Perfect Homemade Lemonade Talent Recipe: Ree Drummond’s Perfect Homemade Lemonade, as seen on Food Network’s The Pioneer Woman FNK Recipe: Project: Foodnetwork.com, CINCO/SUMMER/FATHERSDAY Show Name: The Pioneer Woman,Chef Name: Ree Drummond Full Recipe Name: Perfect Homemade Lemonade Talent Recipe: Ree Drummond’s Perfect Homemade Lemonade, as seen on Food Network’s The Pioneer Woman FNK Recipe: Project: Foodnetwork.com, CINCO/SUMMER/FATHERSDAY Show Name: The Pioneer Woman

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Chef Name: Ree Drummond Full Recipe Name: Perfect Homemade Lemonade Talent Recipe: Ree Drummond’s Perfect Homemade Lemonade, as seen on Food Network’s The Pioneer Woman FNK Recipe: Project: Foodnetwork.com, CINCO/SUMMER/FATHERSDAY Show Name: The Pioneer Woman,Chef Name: Ree Drummond Full Recipe Name: Perfect Homemade Lemonade Talent Recipe: Ree Drummond’s Perfect Homemade Lemonade, as seen on Food Network’s The Pioneer Woman FNK Recipe: Project: Foodnetwork.com, CINCO/SUMMER/FATHERSDAY Show Name: The Pioneer Woman

Sipping lemonade on the porch (bonus points if you’ve got a swing) isn’t a symbol of summer for nothing. And you’ll never be too far from your next pitcher when you’ve got a recipe roster like this at the ready.

Perfect Homemade Lemonade (above)

Before you get fancy, make sure you’ve nailed the basics. Ree Drummond’s quintessential recipe makes a giant batch, perfect for filling a party-sized dispenser.

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Raspberry Lemonade

Ree also likes to add pretty raspberries to her classic lemonade (and it looks mighty adorable poured into Mason jars, if we do say so ourselves).

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Blueberry Lemonade

Bobby Flay’s take on the drink has that perfect indigo color that screams summer — you won’t even mind a few charming dribbles on your tablecloth.

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Italian Lemonade

What makes Giada de Laurentiis’s lemonade Italian? Basil-infused simple syrup — and bubbles! Though if still water is your preference, it will also work just fine.

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Vodka Lemonade

As Tyler Florence proves with this recipe, lemonade is the perfect mixer for a cocktail, too. A clear spirit like vodka keeps the flavor seasonally bright and fresh.

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Rum Lemonade

The warm notes of rum are juxtaposed nicely against crisp, clean mint in Bobby’s boozy lemonade.

Food Network Kitchen's Fruit Sweetened Lemonade, as seen on Food Network.

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Food Network Kitchen's Fruit Sweetened Lemonade, as seen on Food Network.

Fruit-Sweetened Lemonade

With all the ice cream, fruit pies and sweet chilled drinks, summer can get a bit sugary. Take a break from the refined stuff with this lemonade, which is sweetened with apples.

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