11 simple variations on lemonade to sip in the summer sun

May 5, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. ET
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Summertime means three things: poolside cookouts, lemonade to cut the heat and good friends to share it with. If you'll provide the food, we've got the lemonade covered with these outside-the-lemonade-stand ideas. (Don't forget to ask Martha to bring her famous cherry pie.)

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Here's a pro tip for you too. Before the party, make ice cubes from lemonade or other juices, or just freeze fresh fruit, so instead of watering down your drink, you add flavor as it melts. And if it does happen to be an adult party, you can always add a shot of vodka!

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Before you go, check out our slideshow below.

20 refreshing lemonade recipes to sip all spring long
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