Iced Spicebush Tea

Makes 1 quart
Spicebush (Lindera benzoin) leaves don’t dry well, so we only get to enjoy this delicately flavored iced tea during the growing season.
6-7 fresh spicebush (Lindera benzoin) leaves
1 quart boiling water
Honey to taste
Lightly crush the leaves and place them in a heat-proof jar or container. Pour the boiling water over the spicebush leaves. Cover [...]

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Strawberry Thyme Ginger & Lemon Tea

Makes 1 french press (about 6 cups)
¼ cup dried strawberries (substitute 2 fresh strawberries, sliced)
¼ cup fresh thyme leaves
1 slice dried ginger or 1 slice fresh ginger
½ lemon sliced
2 tablespoons honey
Hot, just boiling water
In the Fresh press or another tea pot, place dried or fresh strawberries, thyme leaves, ginger and sliced lemons. Pour just boiling [...]

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