Sun Tea

Sun Tea "brewing" on the porch banister
Boone, North Carolina
February 24, 2017 12:39pm CST
A perfect day for making good old fashioned sun tea. Easy enough to do with a gallon jug of water & a proper tea bag - you're just a few sunny hours away from enjoying crisp tea - with or without sugar. As kids - I think grandma used this notion to keep us entertained. I liked to check in on the jugs sitting on the porch - noting how the water darkens as the sun draws nigh in the sky with a real stout tea if you've left it out until dusk. From the looks of this batch, it's almost time to slice a lemon.
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@Happy2BeMe (66598)
• Canada
24 Feb
Wow very cool I never heard of sun tea before.
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• Boone, North Carolina
24 Feb
thanks my grandma mighta made it up - she was a rascal at times
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@Happy2BeMe (66598)
• Canada
24 Feb
@SunnyShores It could have been true back in that time. Things were so different back then.
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@Happy2BeMe (66598)
• Canada
26 Feb
@SunnyShores yes it sure was.
@carebear29 (25551)
• Wausau, Wisconsin
24 Feb
i know a couple people that make sun tea every year.
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• Boone, North Carolina
26 Feb
you've got great friends ;)
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@rina110383 (21957)
25 Feb
It's my first time to hear of sun tea.
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@pammooratan (4726)
• Delhi, India
24 Feb
It's a new approach for me.
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@nomus24g (16035)
• India
24 Feb
that's something new for me...
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@Corbin5 (78577)
• United States
24 Feb
I have made sun tea too!! Glad you reminded me of this. Definitely will do this in summer.
• Boone, North Carolina
26 Feb
Yea! I'm not crazy -- yet! LOL Thanks for chiming in ^_^
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