Grandma Jane’s Famous Switzel Recipe

So what did the farmers use during haying season before Gatorade or Propel were invented? Grandma Jane had a recipe on her fridge in Phoenix that has been there for 30 years. The famous Orleans County thirst quencher from the 1800’s. I changed it up a little with Hurd Orchard’s delicious raspberry vinegar, but other than that, this recipe has been around for centuries.


1-1/2 cups sugar
½ cup raspberry vinegar
½ tsp ground ginger
4 quarts of water

Stir and serve over ice.

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