Cold Brew Iced Tea

Iced Tea – A Life-Essential in the South

If you live in the South, or have ever lived in the South, you know iced tea is one of the life essentials.

Not so in the North. The Air Force once flew me (and a number of other pilot trainees) up to New Jersey (from Laredo) to attend the funeral of one of our classmates. A sad occasion, but that can be a story for another time. The point was that while I was up there, we went into a restaurant for a meal, and when the waitress asked what I wanted to drink, I said, “Iced tea, please.”

She looked at me for a moment as though I had sprouted tentacles, then she said, “But it’s February!” The idea of someone wanting iced tea in winter was totally alien to her. Continue reading Cold Brew Iced Tea

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