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How to Make 1 Quart of Great Iced Tea with 4 Tea Bags

Posted on | July 3, 2015 | No Comments

iced tea

Warm weather is coming and iced tea season will soon arrive.  To make good iced tea, you will need good tea.  In only a few minutes, you can make 1 quart of very refreshing iced tea with 4 Tea Bags. Use any kind of tea you like.

Before you begin, gather these ingredients

4 Tea Bags
2 cups boiled water
3 teaspoons of lemon juice
2 cups cold water
sweeten to taste
ice cubes
lemon slices and mint

Begin by boiling 2 cups of water and then adding the 4 teabags.  Then, allow the tea to steep for 3 to 4 minutes. Discard the tea bags.  Pour the tea in pitcher and cool.   Add the lemon juice and the amount of sweetener you prefer.  Stir to dissolve.  Next, add the 2 cups of cold water.  Chill.   Pour over ice and, if desired, garnish with lemon slices and fresh mint leaves.

For the Kids This July 4th: Strawberry Iced Tea Punch

Posted on | July 1, 2015 | No Comments

kids iced tea stock photo

Make this with your kids for the upcoming July 4th holiday.  Your kids will enjoy making it and is an alternative to soda.  Please note: This recipe uses a lot of sugar.  Use less if you are making it for your kids.

• 1 quart boiling water
• 3 teaspoons of tea (or 3 tea bags)
• Juice of 4 lemons
• Juice of 2 oranges
• 2 cups of sugar
• 1 pint of strawberries (more if preferred)
• 4 cups of sparkling water (or 4 cup of spring water)

Make tea by adding 3 teaspoons of loose tea (or 3 tea bags) to 1 quart of boiling water. Separately, combine the juice of 4 lemons, juice of 2 oranges,
2 cups of sugar and 1 pint of strawberries. Then, pour in the tea, add 4 cups of sparkling water or spring water. Chill and serve.

This recipe is one of 50 you can get in the new tea ebook “Your Great Grandmother Made Better Tea: 50 Ice Tea, Tea Punch, Tea Dessert Recipes from 1890 to 1920,″ compliments of teadog.com. You can get the ebook in PDF, Kindle or ePub (for Nook and other readers) format.  The ebook helps you discover tea recipes that have been lost over time with a compilation of 50 tea recipes from 1890 to 1920.  Make interesting drinks, punch and desserts.

What Are Tea Drinkers Saying About Typhoo Gold?

Posted on | June 29, 2015 | No Comments

Tea drinkers have spoken.  Tea drinkers have had a chance to try Typhoo Gold Tea but what are they saying about it? Typhoo Gold is one of the few teas to have a perfect 5 star rating.  Typhoo Gold is one of the new teas introduced by Typhoo Tea.  Actual, verified teadog.com customers who have tried Typhoo Gold say:

Love Gold Typhoo
5 Stars from Leslie of Sequim, WA says:
Excellent taste and wonderful coffee substitute.

Love this tea!
5 stars from Susan of Hope Hull, AL
Never thought I would say this… but this tea is better than Yorkshire Gold. I love the tea bags. Seems that actual tea leaves have been used in these bags and not ‘left-over’ dust.  Excellent taste, beautiful color.

Typhoo Gold
5 Stars frm James of Mill Spring, MO
One word describes this tea-perfect.

Typhoo Gold
5 Stars from Anonymous of GREENSBORO, NC
This tea is as good as, or even better than, Yorkshire Gold.  Was so pleasantly surprised. Had not tried it before.  Hope you continue to carry it.

Very good
5 Stars from Joseph of Charleston, IL
It is one of my favorite black teas!! This tea lover is very satisfied with this purchase!!

Typhoo Gold Tea

Welsh Brew Gold Now Available in US

Posted on | June 24, 2015 | No Comments

Welsh Brew Gold Tea
Welsh Brew Gold Tea is now available in the US.  A box of 80 tea bags is now available for $9.99.  Welsh Brew Gold is a premium version of your favorite Welsh Tea.  Plus, the tea is made with Rainforest Alliance certified tea leaves.

What Irish Tea Does Cat Deeley Drink?

Posted on | June 18, 2015 | No Comments

Can you guess the Irish Tea Cat Deeley prefers?

cat deeley tea
In an article in the Irish Independent she says she was introduced to Barrys Tea.

Nambarrie Tea Ad on Side of a Bus

Posted on | June 17, 2015 | No Comments

Recently, we saw this image of a Nambarrie Tea ad on the side of a bus and wanted to share.


Citybus 2626 Leyland Tiger/Alexander N in Nambarrie Tea Overall Advert

Thanks to D464-Darren Hall for the image. See more of their images on Flickr.

Punjana Tea is Official Supplier of 2015 Irish Open

Posted on | June 16, 2015 | No Comments

Punjana Tea is an official supplier of the 2015 Irish Open.

Punjana Irish Open

What Percentage of Irish People Drink Lyons

Posted on | June 11, 2015 | No Comments

Lyons Tea reveals a new poll saying the brand is Ireland’s number 1 tea.

Airline Plans to Serve Dilmah Tea

Posted on | June 10, 2015 | No Comments

You can always have a cup of Dilmah Tea here on the ground whenever you desire.   Now, you can also have a cup of Dilmah Tea in the sky.  Whenever you travel Estonian Air, you can have Dilmah Tea.  The airline is serving Dilmah Tea.

Video: Learn More About Making Typhoo

Posted on | June 9, 2015 | No Comments

This brief video was done by the local chamber of commerce in England where Typhoo Tea is manufactured. It provides a brief overview on the company and you can see how the tea is made.

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