Drinks and Eats — Ginger Mint Iced Tea

Ginger mint tea

In case you’re casting about for something delicious to drink on your porch, you could do worse that trying out Ginger Mint Iced Tea. Oh my!

Here’s what you need:

Ginger root
Fresh mint leaves
A bag of black tea

First you have to make your concentrated ginger tea. You slice the ginger root pretty thin, about 1/4-inch slices, and boil the slices at least 30 minutes in a big pot of water. The more ginger root you boil, the stronger the concentrate. The longer you boil it, the stronger the concentrate.

You strain it and put it in a pitcher in the refrigerator for your future pleasures.

Now put some fresh mint leaves in your tea strainer and make some mint tea. Toss a black tea bag in there, as well.

Now, mix it up: your mint tea combo, along with the ginger root concentrate and a little stevia for sweetening. Toss in a few ice cubes.

And there you go. Get out onto your porch, start sipping this concoction of happiness and watch the world go by. Or work on your laptop out there. Your call.

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