1 cup water
1 cup sugar
¼ cups crystallized ginger cut into thin strips
3 ½ cups cold water
1 ¼ cups lemon juice (from bottled)
In a saucepan, bring 1 cup water, sugar, and ginger to a boil. Reduce heat and briskly simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Add 3½ cups cold water and lemon juice. Chill several hours or overnight in a covered container. Makes 6 servings Note: if your fridge is down when you are making this, then allow the syrup to cool before adding the cold water to it, then serve immediately.