2 cups fresh lemon juice
1 to 2 cups sugar
combine lemon juice and sugar in a quart jar. chill to make syrup, pour one fourth cup lemon syrup into each 12 ounce glass, fill with ice and water
YIELD: 9 -12oz glasses
quarts freshly drawn cold water
15 tea bags
bring one quart water to full rolling boil in sauce pan. Remove from heat, add tea. Brew 3 to 5 minutes. stir. Strain tea into pitcher containing remaining one quart cold water. *DO NOT REFRIGERATE!
Tea kept at room temperature will remain clear and flavorful for 3 to 8 hours. To serve. Put 2 to 3 ice cubes in a tall glass. fill with tea; add sugar and lemnon to taste.
YIELDS 8 servings
*refrigeration does not harm flavor or quality but it may cause tea to become cloudy. to restore crystal clear amber color add a little boiling water