1for a lemonade or limeade base,in a medium saucepan heat and stir water and sugar over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
Remove from heat;cool 20 minutes.
Add citrus peel and juice to sugar mixture.
Pour into a jar;cover and chill up to 3 days.
2For each glass of lemonade or limeade, combine equal parts base and water in ice filled glasses;stir.