Southern Icon: Sweet (Iced) Tea

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And here is a little lagniappe for y’all:

Paula Deen’s Sweet Tea Recipe:

3 quarts cold water
4 pitcher-size cold brew tea bags
Sugar Mixture, recipe follows
Lemon slices, for garnish
Mint sprigs, for garnish
Sugar Mixture:
1 cup water
3/4 cup sugar
Directions
Bring the water to a boil. Remove from heat, pour into a pitcher, and steep the tea bags about 5 minutes. Mix the sugar mixture into the iced tea. Mix well.
Pour the drink mix over ice cubes in a glass. Garnish with 2 slices of lemon and a sprig of mint.
Sugar Mixture:
Bring 1 cup of water to a boil and add sugar. Stir to combine.
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