Articles for tag: Brewing Tea, Iced Tea, Lipton, Sun Tea, Sweet Tea

Cold Brew Iced Tea by Lipton

Growing up in the heart of the deep down old south, iced tea was a staple in our refrigerators. Of course we called them iceboxes and all iced tea was sweet tea. I was probably nearing my teens before I realized there was any other way to have tea when I come to think of ...

Karla News

Popular Brands of Hot Teas

As a good southern girl I can’t argue that one of the best beverages is sweet tea, emphasis on the sweet. It shocked me that while on Catalina Island (off the cost of Los Angeles, California), I was looked at like a crazy person when I asked the waiter at a burger joint for a ...

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McDonald’s Sweet Tea Review

Who doesn’t like McDonald’s? What is it that keeps us coming back for more? It has to be the hot, fried food and the ice-cold sweet drinks. Now, the huge restaurant chain is leaning toward more of a southern-style flair by introducing popular southern food favorites such as their new sweet tea. My first thought ...

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Top 5 Ways to Make the Perfect Glass of Iced Tea

Whether you call it iced tea or sweet tea, one thing is for certain. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a nice cold glass of the stuff, especially since June is considered National Ice Tea Month. With that said, here are five of the best ways to make a glass of tea: Sweet Tea ...

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Sweet Tea: The History of a Southern Institution

Grandma Jo’ pours boiling water into a jug containing seven Lipton’s tea bags. After she allows ten minutes for infusion, she fishes them out with a wooden spoon and squeezes out every last drop of flavor. She reaches for the canister of sugar from the kitchen shelf and pours a cup or two into the ...

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Refreshing Summer Iced Tea Recipes

Most southerners drink their sweet tea unadulterated, nothing but tea and sugar. The recipe is simple: Brew 3 family sized Lipton tea bags in two cups of water, pour it in a gallon pitcher, and add a cup and 1/2 of sugar while the tea is hot. Fill the pitcher with ice cold water and ...