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Tip #3 Easiest way to make iced Solar Fantasia, Ursa Major or Osiris

One of the most common questions we get asked during the summer is "how do you make your iced tea?"   So we thought we'd put the response on our blog again and update it.    Below is the easiest way we've found to make fruit based iced tea. This works for Solar Fantasia, Ursa Major and Osiris.   Hope you enjoy! 1.  Using a heat proof tea press, pot or even a bowl, put approx. 1/2 to up to an inch of dried fruity tisane in the bottom. 2.  Bring freshly drawn, filtered water to a full boil.  Pour over the fruity tisane and fill up your pot.  Cover and let it steep for 10 minutes. 3.  Push down the press or strain off...

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Tip #2: Try Cold Steeping - the ultimate way to make iced tea

If you haven't yet discovered "cold steeping" this is the time to try it with the hot, summer days soon upon us.  I was absolutely amazed to find how simple it is to make iced tea this way.   It is never bitter and results in a crystal clear tea - never cloudy, which can often happen when you steep tea in hot water and then chill it. Follow these simple tips and let us know on our Facebook page what you think 1.  Use any non-metalic, non-porous pitcher 2.  Make it by the glass or pitcher.  The quantities below make 1.5 litres of tea. 3.  Measure our 2 heaping tablespoons of any loose leaf tea into a 1.5 litre jug....

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Tip #1: How to make iced Ursa Major or Solar Fantasia

On a hot summer's day, who can resist a refreshing glass of iced Organic Ursa Major or Solar Fantasia?  They are a great healthier alternative to sugary soft drinks or fruit juices.  Here is Misty Mountain Tea's guide to making delicious iced fruity tisane in minutes. 1. Measure out the desired amount of Ursa Major or Solar Fantasia into a pot or tea press:  2 heaping teaspoons per 6 - 8 oz cup of water  Note:  This is double the concentration for hot tisane  2.  Boil your water and pour it over the fruity tisane.   Steep for 10 minutes. 3.  Pour off liquid into a heat resistant container.  4.  Add sweetener if so desired to taste.  Note:  We use approximately 1/2 tsp of Organic...

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