Iced Tea Three Ways

Iced Tea Three Ways


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Ice Tea or Iced Tea? It depends on where you live. In the South, it’s called ice tea and everywhere else; it’s called iced tea.

  • Russian Iced Tea Make tea for as many cups as desired. Strain and cool. Place in refrigerator and chill thoroughly. Serve in tall glass with ice and flavor with sugar and 1 teaspoon preserved strawberries, raspberries, cherries, or pineapple. Or sugar may be flavored with lemon or orange that has been packed and stored in glass jars to be used later. Wash the rind of lemon or orange and wipe dry and then rub over all sides with sugar.
  • Ice Tea With Ginger Ale 1 Quart Fresh Cold Water 4 Tea Bags Or 4 Teaspoons Black Tea Ice 1 Quart Ginger Ale Sugared Lemon Slices Bring water to a boil. Add tea bags. Cover and let stand 3 minutes. Strain tea over ice. Just before serving add ginger ale. Serve with sugared lemon slices.
  • Sugared Lemon Slice Tea 1 Quart Fresh Brewed Tea Sugared Lemon Slices 2 Large Lemons 6 Tablespoons Sugar Cut Lemons in slices and lay on a plate. Sprinkle with 4 tablespoons sugar. Turn over and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar. Just before serving arrange lemon on plate with fork. Put any extra syrup into tea. Use one or more lemon slices in each glass of tea.
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Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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