Plantation Iced Tea

Total Time
30 mins
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When I was a kid in Ohio, my mother kept mint growing under a dripping hose bib. On those icky, sticky, hot and humid summer days, I fondly remember cold glasses of this refreshing iced tea with its hint of mint, orange and lemon juices.

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  1. Put 1 quart water in a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Turn off heat and steep tea bags and mint in hot water for 15 minutes or more.
  3. Remove tea bags and mint and discard.
  4. Add sugar, stirring to dissolve.
  5. Add orange and lemon juices.
  6. Add enough water/ ice to make 4 quarts.