Take lemonade to the next level by infusing it with cucumber, then adding a splash of Pimm's No. 1 liquor and ginger ale. Pimm's No. 1 is a gin-based liquor made in England from dry gin, liqueur, fruit juices and spices. It tastes like citrus fruits and spices. It's available at Queen Liquor, 1744 W. Uintah St.

Teresa J. Farney, The Gazette

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Pimm's Cucumber Lemonade

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Yield: 6 servings

2 cups prepared lemonade 1 large cucumber cut into slices 1 cup Pimm's No. 1, chilled 1 cup ginger ale, chilled Lemon slices for garnish

Procedure:

Combine prepared lemonade and cucumber slices in a large pitcher. Refrigerate overnight.

Add Pimm's and ginger ale to pitcher. Pour 1 cup mixture into each of 6 ice-filled glasses. Garnish with lemon slices.

Source: Teresa J. Farney adapted from Cooking Light magazine