4 Refreshing Iced Tea Recipes to Beat the Heat this Summer

by Nina L. Palmer – Aug 10, 2020
4 Refreshing Iced Tea Recipes to Beat the Heat this Summer
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Iced Tea Recipes – Stay hydrated and relax with a refreshing glass of iced tea on the porch this Summer. We have all sorts of flavors, including strawberry iced tea, lemon iced tea, and more. Enjoy!

Iced Tea Recipes: 4 Refreshing Iced Tea Recipes to Beat the Heat this Summer

Strawberry Iced Tea Cooler - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/strawberry-iced-tea-recipe
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Strawberry Iced Tea Cooler

This dreamy goodness will cool down any warm afternoon.
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Perfect Fruity Iced Tea - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/iced-tea-recipe
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Perfect Fruity Iced Tea

Try this thirst-quenching refresher full of sweet flavors!
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Lemon Iced Tea - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/lemon-iced-tea-recipe
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Lemon Iced Tea

This refreshing tea a perfect addition to your summer table.
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Iced Turmeric Green Tea - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/iced-turmeric-green-tea-recipe
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Iced Turmeric Green Tea

Good for your mood and great for your health.
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If you decide to brew a batch of refreshing of iced tea at home, here are some tips to help you make the best pitcher of iced tea.

Use Filtered Water when making iced tea

While the quality of the tea is important, water is also a big part of the process when making iced tea. Use filtered water with your tea, and use also filtered water for the ice you will use because it makes a difference. About temperature, just under boiling is good (about 190-195 degrees Fahrenheit – 175 for delicate teas). Boiling water will remove some of the chemical flavors of tap water such as chlorine. When heating up water, make sure to do it on the stove instead of using the microwave because the heat will be evenly distributed.

Use a good ratio of tea and water

Make sure that proportions are even. A good basic rule is to use a level teaspoon of loose leaf tea to every eight ounces of cold filtered water. If using tea bags, one bag is proportional to 16 ounces of liquid. To avoid diluting the flavor of your tea when pouring over ice, make ice cubes out of the actual tea!

Allow your iced tea to sit for at least 45 minutes at room temperature before chilling it. Abrupt temperature changes can alter the delicate flavors of the tea, and make your refrigerator run unnecessarily.

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