We know sun tea is very popular, but from a food safety standpoint, we advise against it. Sun tea is made by steeping tea bags in a large container of water placed in the sun for several hours to warm it. The problem is that the water only gets warm enough to encourage the growth of bacteria. Iced …continue reading
Good water is crucial:
For best results, use artesian water. Fill an empty kettle with fresh cold water. If using tap water, let the water run for 30 seconds so that it is fresh.
Warm your pot:
While the water is heating, fill your teapot with hot tap water to preheat it. Alternatively, you can briefly …continue reading
How to Quickly and Safely Brew a Quart of Great Iced Tea:
Boil one cup of water. Pour it over 6-8 teaspoons of loose tea and brew 5 minutes. If you add sugar, do it now and stir well. Fill a one quart jar half way with ice. Add cold water to fill it 3/4 …continue reading