Southerners have always taken our iced tea seriously. For #NationalIcedTeaDay, we've gathered a few of our favorite vintage iced tea spoons and glass sets.
Now, about that tea....
Most of us like it sweet (Sherri's a sweet tea girl), but lately, health-conscious Southerners have started cutting back on the sugar in our beloved drink. Now half-sweet or unsweet tea has become slightly more acceptable (or at least less suspicious.) Terry grew up in the Midwest and prefers her tea plain (or unsweet, in Southern parlance.) As we celebrate #NationalIcedTeaDay, we ask, "How do you take (and make) your tea?"
Iced tea is the year-round beverage of choice in the South, and no self-respecting Southern household or restaurant is ever without it. But making really good iced tea is no accident. Start with good quality tea and soft water for best results. Here are a few tips to take your tea to the next level:
WHO WRITES THIS STUFF?
I'm Terry Lea, owner of Re-Invintage Home, a vintage home goods shop just south of Nashville in Murfreesboro, TN. A lifelong passion for vintage picking led me to open a shop with my picking pal, Sherri in 2017. Come see us!