How to Make Iced Tea

As the chilly months begin to pass into our rear view mirrors and warmer weather looms, this is as good a time as any to tackle the topic of iced tea. There are many options available to fans of this cooling beverage, including a number of passably good bottled teas. But most serious tea drinkers …

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Review — Hot Cinnamon Spice from Harney & Sons

Name: Hot Cinnamon Spice Brand: Harney & Sons Type: Black tea, flavored Form: Silken pyramid tea bags Review: Black tea blended with orange, cinnamon and clove is probably one of the most, if not the most, beloved tea flavor blends available. There are several variations on the market, each with its own quirks that make …

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Iced Tea vs. Hot Tea

By William I. Lengeman III There’s plenty of compelling evidence these days to support the notion that drinking tea can confer health benefits upon the consumer. But what about iced and bottled teas and tea-based beverages? How do they stack up in terms of health benefits against a plain old cup of hot tea? A …

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Cold Brewing Iced Tea

Summer is here and the soaring temperatures make this the perfect time to settle back and enjoy a nice cold glass - or how about a pitcher, for that matter - of iced tea. But with the sultry temperatures and the air conditioner pumping away furiously, is it really the time to be in the …

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The History of Iced Tea

Did you know that iced teas are uniquely American phenomena? In fact, 80% of Americans prefer drinking their tea this way – and for good reason. Interestingly, iced tea is said to have been invented by Richard Belchynden at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis. Belchynden, a tea plantation owner, was intent on sharing …

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