Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Winter/Spring
- 3 lemons
- 4 cups sugar
- 4 cups water
Using a mandoline, cut lemons into thin slices. Place sugar and water in a heavy saucepan. Place over medium-high heat; bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar.
Add lemon slices to sugar water; bring to a second boil. Remove from heat, and let cool to room temperature.
Store refrigerated in a covered plastic container for up to 1 week.