Ladies and Gentlemen, today’s blog post Homemade Mint Iced Tea has been brought to you by a good friend of mine and the author of the fabulous blog Bunny’s Warm Oven, I am super excited to have Bunny join us every other week on The McCallum’s Shamrock Patch Blog to share her wonderful recipes with all you amazing readers.
Iced Tea preferences are as personal as cornbread recipes depending on where you live in this great country of ours. Whether you drink it hot or cold, sweet or plain, nobody will argue that iced tea rules in the summer.
The fresh mint my husband planted in the garden last year is making its appearance. The sight of those bright green, fragrant leaves always makes me think of summer on Gilberts Creek. My husband and I live next to the Kentucky River in a valley. Winter keeps us and our neighbors from venturing out much, summer is our time to enjoy the beauty of where we live together.
This recipe for Homemade Mint Iced Tea isn’t written in stone, it’s meant to be tweaked to your personal taste. It’s a guideline, a place to start if you’ve never made Homemade Mint Tea before. I started the tea by going out to the garden and picking the tops off of two fresh mint plants. I washed them and left the leaves attached to the stems, which saved me from fishing out each leaf later on. Continue reading