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Sweet Basil Lemonade

      I don’t believe there’s another beverage that embodies summer better than a chilled glass of lemonade. It’s wonderful how something so simplistic can evoke so many emotions and memories in one sip. I know I’ve seen a handful of kids with lemonade stands on my weekend yard sale excursions. I remember the typical lemonade growing up was a powder mixture version if you were at my house. I mean, don’t persecute my mother for robbing us of the purity that is lemonade. She would still garnish it with a couple of real fruit slices. But I recollect a visit to my grandma’s house was the real deal, usually in the center of the table atop one of her linen table cloths finished with lace corners.      My grandmother was a hard-line woman but you could occasionally get over on her. If you wanted dessert, it was either a glass of lemonade or one scoop of ice cream. It was rarely ever both.      Lemonade is so easy to make but most people shutter …