Thursday, June 2, 2011

June is National Iced Tea Month!

According to our Food Celebration Calendars, it's June, aka National Iced Tea Month! While we sometimes wilt under extreme heat & humidity, a tall frosty glass of Iced Tea always refreshes and revitalizes us.

Back in the day, we only knew about the classic iced tea- chilled and sweetened Black Tea like Lipton's. Today we reach for any number of iced tea concoctions including ones with teas ranging from Green to Hibiscus. We've also seen some inventive tea cocktails like a Green Tea Margarita and a Cucumber & Green Tea Martini.

To help you find the most refreshing Iced Tea drinks, we fired up the FoodPair search engine and found a handful of great recipes from across the Web.

Apple Ginger Mint Iced Tea
This one sounds and looks delicious!
Ingredients: honey, mint, apple, ginger, water, apple cider, ice, green tea

Green Tea Margarita
For the adults, here's an iced tea cocktail.
Ingredients: lemon, lemon juice, sugar, tequila, Cointreau, green tea

Sun Tea
Extremely simple, yet incredibly refreshing.
Ingredients: black tea, water, sugar (optional)

Lemon Verbena Mint Herb Tea
We love pairing mint with lemon.
Ingredients: mint, water, lemon verbena

Homemade Chai Tea
Make your own chai, shake with ice and strain.
Ingredients: cinnamon stick, cardamom, clove, ginger, water, milk, peppercorns, black tea, dark brown sugar

Let's get cooking and chilling!

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  1. Awesome blog and will try lemon verbena mint herb tea because of lemon and mint healthy combination to improve health.
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  2. The sun tea recipe was really good.I tried and had lot of fun even i also tried this in get to gather.Please do share such a recipes again and again.

  3. It looks tasty and healthy juice. I will try to make it at home. Thanks for sharing friends.

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