1.00 ea Lemon
2.00 c Water
1.00 c Sugar
4.00 ea Whole allspice
4.00 ea Whole cloves
1.00 ea Cinnamon stick
1.00 tb Chopped crystallized ginger
1.00 pn Grated nutmeg
1.00 c Fresh lemon juice;(8lemons)
1.00 c Club soda; chilled
Remove rind in pieces from lemon with swivel bladed veggie peeler;
avoid any bitter white pith.
Combine water, sugar, lemon rind, allspice, cloves, cinnamon stick,
crystallized ginger and nutmeg in small saucepan. Bring to simmer;
simmer covered 20 mins. Strain into pitcher and chill; discard solids.
To serve, stir in lemon juice and club soda. Serve over crushed ice.
Makes 4 servings.