Limoncello

      10 lemons

      3 cups white sugar

      1 liter vodka

      4 cups water

1. Zest the lemons, and place zest into a large glass bottle or jar. Pour in vodka. Cover loosely and let infuse for one week at room temperature.

2. After one week, combine sugar and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Do not stir. Boil for 15 minutes. Allow syrup to cool to room temperature.

3. Stir vodka mixture into syrup. Strain into glass bottles, and seal each bottle with a cork. Let mixture age for 2 weeks at room temperature.

4. Place bottled liqueur into the freezer. When icy cold, serve in chilled vodka glasses or shot glasses.