Fresh Lemonade or Limeade

2 c. sugar, or to taste
1 c. water
1 c. fresh squeezed lemon or lime juice
Water and ice to make 2 quarts

Make syrup with sugar and one cup water. Stir to dissolve sugar. Add fresh squeezed juice. Stir. Add water and ice to make two quarts (If you want it sweeter, pour 1/2 cup from pitcher to a cup and add sugar to cup. Stir to dissolve sugar before adding sweetened mixture to pitcher.) Serve ice cold.