We haven’t always been big tea drinkers. Five or so years back, I took my girls to a tea house and I have been hooked ever since!
I thought I might share a quick recipe, especially good for someone feeling a bit sickly right now (those germs love fall, don’t they?!).
Citrus Mint Tea
(From Celebrate the Seasons)
- 3 regular-size tea bags
- 4 to 6 sprigs of fresh mint
- 4c boiling water
- 2/3c sugar
- 2/3c grapefruit juice
- 1/2c lemon juice, freshly squeezed
- Garnish: lemon slices
Place tea bags and mint in a 2qt. heatproof container. Add the boiling water; cover and steep for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags and mint. Add sugar; stir to dissolve. Stir in grapefruit juice and lemon juice. Serve warm garnished with lemon slices. Makes 1 1/2 quarts.