Auburn Tailgate Recipe: Vanilla-Rosemary Lemonade
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 3 small fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups fresh lemon juice (about 26 to 30 lemons)*
  • Garnish: fresh rosemary sprigs, lemon slices (optional)
  1. Combine sugar, vanilla bean, 3 small fresh rosemary sprigs, and water in a medium saucepan.
  2. Bring to a light boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. Simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and let cool 30 minutes.
  4. Pour through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a large pitcher, discarding solids.
  5. Stir in fresh lemon juice.
  6. Cover and chill 3 to 48 hours.
  7. Stir just before serving over ice. Garnish, if desired.
  8. **3 (7.5-oz.) containers frozen lemon juice, thawed, may be substituted.
Recipe by The eMeals Blog at