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#1797311 - 12/11/07 07:19 AM Tea Help
Bubbadass1 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/12/07
Posts: 2072
Loc: garland tx/ray hubbard
i've been making tea for some 20+ years mostly lipton and now luzianne and no matter how i prepare it ie coffee maker boiling water and let steep 5 min or 4 hours it never taste "GOOD" i've tried to go from teflon pots to stainless steel pots yet it never taste like any resturants i've got it at.
can someone give out their suggestions on how to do it properly? pleeeeeeeeease?? smile
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#1797889 - 12/11/07 11:56 AM Re: Tea Help [Re: Bubbadass1]
DannyB Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/18/03
Posts: 3081
Loc: Northeast Texas
I have been using a Mr. Coffee Iced Tea Pot for about six years. It is similar to a drip coffee maker.

I use two small Lipton Green Tea bags and one large Lipton regular tea bag. I go through about a pitcher a day.


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#1798408 - 12/11/07 02:31 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: DannyB]
Bubbadass1 Offline
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Registered: 07/12/07
Posts: 2072
Loc: garland tx/ray hubbard
hmmmmmm sound like it's worth a try!!
what is the green tea bags....green tea?
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common 20.01 and growing
buffalo 37.5*** and growing
flathead 33.06


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#1798438 - 12/11/07 02:38 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: Bubbadass1]
DannyB Offline
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Registered: 03/18/03
Posts: 3081
Loc: Northeast Texas
Originally Posted By: bubbadass
hmmmmmm sound like it's worth a try!!
what is the green tea bags....green tea?

Yeah, it is green tea. It is suppose to be good for us, but I just like the taste of this blend of the two kinds. The taste isn't too heavy or strong.

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#1798491 - 12/11/07 02:51 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: DannyB]
Bubbadass1 Offline
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Registered: 07/12/07
Posts: 2072
Loc: garland tx/ray hubbard
cool i'll try it....how long do you let it sit or steep....or do you just pour it up when it's done?
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bubba
common 20.01 and growing
buffalo 37.5*** and growing
flathead 33.06


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#1798513 - 12/11/07 03:01 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: Bubbadass1]
DannyB Offline
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Registered: 03/18/03
Posts: 3081
Loc: Northeast Texas
The Mr. Coffee Iced Tea Pot works just like a drip coffee maker. Once the water finishes dripping through the tea bags and filter it is ready. It uses a drip coffee filter.

Here it is. I have the TM1 model
http://www.mrcoffee.com/Products.aspx?cid=46


Edited by DannyB (12/11/07 03:03 PM)

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#1798536 - 12/11/07 03:13 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: DannyB]
Ralphy Offline
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Registered: 06/30/04
Posts: 550
Loc: Austin
Hmmmm...ok you two, turn in your man cards at the door please. :-)
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#1798628 - 12/11/07 03:39 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: Ralphy]
Bubbadass1 Offline
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Registered: 07/12/07
Posts: 2072
Loc: garland tx/ray hubbard
alright ralphy......but ya know...sometimes when you want it done right.....ya gotta do it yourself smile
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bubba
common 20.01 and growing
buffalo 37.5*** and growing
flathead 33.06


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#1798834 - 12/11/07 05:12 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: Bubbadass1]
HOOK-EM Offline
Angler

Registered: 10/14/05
Posts: 333
Loc: ARLINGTON
Could it be the water? Try some bottle water. Hook-em
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#1798887 - 12/11/07 05:32 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: HOOK-EM]
bowfin Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/17/07
Posts: 1623
Loc: - east tx. wood co.
I run my tea back thru a 2nd.time.It makes it better, but is still not as good as some resturants.

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#1800320 - 12/12/07 09:55 AM Re: Tea Help [Re: bowfin]
Bubbadass1 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/12/07
Posts: 2072
Loc: garland tx/ray hubbard
Hook-em thats a good idea....i know my water is hard but as much as i drink i'd go broke trying to afford bottled water...lol and bowfin i'll try that one 2nd....starting tonight smile
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"fishing is my drug"
bubba
common 20.01 and growing
buffalo 37.5*** and growing
flathead 33.06


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#1800515 - 12/12/07 11:02 AM Re: Tea Help [Re: Bubbadass1]
PKnTX Offline
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Registered: 02/23/06
Posts: 346
Loc: McKinney, TX
Here's what you do:

Next time you're out driving around,
pull in the drive thru of that fast
food chik'n place that all the holsteins
seem to have such a problem with and
buy yourself a gallon of thier tea.
It's good.
Either that or get yourself a women that
likes iced tea. But the drive thru is cheaper.

PK
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#1801383 - 12/12/07 02:13 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: PKnTX]
nascarchuck Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 12/31/05
Posts: 8383
Loc: Benbrook, TX
We use a 4 cup measuring cup filled with about 3 cups tap water and 3 of the family size Luzzianne tea bags then heat in the microwave for 5 minutes.

Put 1.5 cups sugar in the pitcher and dump the tea in the pitcher. Then use a wooden spoon and mash the teabags to get what you can out of them. Stir it up real good and put 3 or 4 ice cubes in the pitcher. Let it sit a couple of minutes until the ice has melted then add water.

Had many a folks compliment me on my tea. thumb

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#1802363 - 12/12/07 04:01 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: nascarchuck]
Bubbadass1 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/12/07
Posts: 2072
Loc: garland tx/ray hubbard
lol pk.your right...im on my third eeksok nascar im on it tonight....let cha know later smile


Edited by bubbadass (12/12/07 07:11 PM)
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"fishing is my drug"
bubba
common 20.01 and growing
buffalo 37.5*** and growing
flathead 33.06


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#1802932 - 12/12/07 07:42 PM Re: Tea Help [Re: Bubbadass1]
bowfin Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/17/07
Posts: 1623
Loc: - east tx. wood co.
Yea that Chicken Express in Lindale has real good tea.Its good and sweet and you get a huge cup for $.99

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