Paula Deen's Sweet Tea
7 tea bags
1 cup sugar
Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a kettle. Add the 4 tea bags and turn off the heat immediately.
Place the lid on the kettle and allow the tea to steep for 1 hour. Remove the tea bags and pour the tea into a pitcher. Add the sugar and stir to dissolve.
Add 4 cups water. Serve over ice with a spring of mint and a lemon wedge.
Makes 2 quarts, about 10 servings.
Carolina Mama's Sweet Tea
8 Luzanne Tea Bags (ode to the home State)
1 cup of Sugar
Bring a quart of water to boil in a tea kettle. Pour over the tea bags in a glass container (Pyrex - herein lies my secret! :)
Steep for 10 minutes. Remove tea bags. Add sugar stir until dissolved. In a glass pitcher pour a quart of cold water, and then pour the tea/sugar
mixture in and stir. Serve over ice. Add lemon if desired and we really do pick a sprig of Mint off of the back porch and put in occasionally.
McAlister's Sweet Tea get there, get some and be converted! Live the life!
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Thanks Jenny @ A Latte Talk got this started with her "Foody Friday" round up of favorite drinks. Water is primo but ya'll have to try the Southern Sweet Tea, Enjoy!
Warmly, Carolina Mama