Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
* 10 whole Lemons
* ¾ cups Sugar
* 4 cups Water
* 10 whole Strawberries, Cleaned And Hulled
* â…“ cups Fresh Basil
* ½ cups Vodka (optional)
Juice the lemons and transfer the juice into a large pitcher. Add the sugar and the water and stir to combine and dissolve the sugar. Add the strawberries and basil. Using an immersion blender, blend the mixture for about 20 seconds, just until the mixture turns pink and the basil is finely chopped. Add alcohol if desired. Serve with lots of crushed ice and go sit out by the pool and enjoy!