How to Brew a Perfect Cup of Black Tea & Oolong, Pu-erh


Bring fresh cold water to a full boil.  Measure one teaspoon of tea per cup.  If you want stronger tea, use more tea.  Brewing it longer may make it bitter.  Pour boiling water over leaves. Let steep three minutes.  Discard (or compost) leaves.   Add milk, lemon, or sweetener to taste.   Oolong can be re-infused numerous times. Pu-erh – start with 1-2 minutes steep time-can reinfuse
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How to Brew a Perfect Cup of Green or White Tea


Bring fresh cold water to a full boil.  Remove from heat and let cool briefly. Measure one teaspoon of tea per cup.  Don’t overfill the infuser.  Crowded leaves make bitter tea.  Pour hot water over leaves and let steep for three minutes. Do not agitate leaves; this makes green tea bitter.  Most green and white teas can be infused multiple times before the flavor disappears.  Just pour more hot water over the leaves and steep slightly longer. Add sweetener or lemon to taste. Both can be re-infused numerous times.

How to Brew a Perfect Cup of Fruit or Herbal Tisane & Rooibos

 Bring fresh cold water to a full boil.  Measure one heaping teaspoon per cup. Pour boiling water over tisane and steep for 4 minutes.   Unlike tea, tisanes do not become bitter with longer brewing times.  Add lemon or sweetener to taste.

 How to Brew a Perfect Cup of Health Tea

Bring Fresh cold water to a full boil. Measure one heaping teaspoon per cup. Pour boiling water over medicinal herbs and steep 10 minutes. It requires more time for the oils to be released. It is best to drink numerous cups for full benefits. Add honey or sweetener if needed

 How to Brew a Perfect Glass of Iced Tea


Follow directions for hot tea, except double the amount of tea used per serving. Sweeten to taste, if desired.  Add ice and stir to chill.  If tea becomes cloudy, this is the sign of an excellent grade of tea.  If this bothers you, add a little boiling water to clarify it.

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