Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than an ice-cold glass of limeade.
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup boiling water
2 teaspoons grated lime rind
1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice
5 cups cold water
Garnish: lime slices
Stir together sugar and 1/2 cup boiling water until sugar dissolves.
Stir in lime rind, lime juice, and 5 cups cold water. Chill 8 hours. Garnish, if desired.