National Iced Tea Month: Refreshing Recipes from Your Dallas Swimming Pool Experts

Dallas pool summer recipesJune is National Iced Tea Month! To help you celebrate, we’re giving you recipes for our favorite iced teas- perfect for serving poolside all summer long!

Southern Sweetened Tea

This classic is easy to make and loved by just about everybody south of the Mason Dixon line.

Ingredients:

6 cups water 4 family sized tea bags 1-1    ¾ cups sugar

Directions:

Bring water to the boil in a saucepan. Add tea bags and simmer for two minutes. Remove from heat and cover. Let stand for ten more minutes while the tea steeps. Remove the tea bags and add sugar, stirring until it’s dissolved. Allow to cool before pouring over a glass full of ice. Garnish with fresh mint or a lemon.

Citrus Iced Tea

(From Southern Living June 2000)

Ingredients:

•  3 cups water •  2 whole cloves •  1 family-size tea bag •  1 1/2 cups pineapple juice •  1/2 cup orange juice •  2 to 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice •  2/3 cup sugar •  Garnishes: fresh mint sprigs,orange slices

Directions: 1.    Bring 3 cups water and cloves to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and add tea bag; steep 10 minutes. 2.    Discard tea bag and cloves. Add fruit juices and sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves. Chill and serve over crushed ice. Garnish, if desired.

Iced Hibiscus Sweet Tea

(From Southern Living August 2012)

Ingredients:

•  8 regular-size hibiscus tea bags •  3/4 cup sugar •  1 navel orange, sliced •  1 lime, sliced •  3 cups ginger ale, chilled

Directions:

1.    Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat, and add tea bags. Cover and steep 10 minutes. Discard tea bags. Stir in sugar until dissolved; add orange and lime slices. Cover and chill 2 to 6 hours. Stir in ginger ale, and serve over ice. 2.    Note: We tested with Celestial Seasonings Red Zinger Herbal Tea.

Sweet Lime Iced Tea

Not too sweet and not too bitter, this tropical twist on traditional sweet tea uses fresh lime juice for a refreshing treat on a hot summer day. Found on Allrecipes.com. Ingredients: •    1 gallon boiling water •    6 black tea bags •    1 1/2 cups white sugar •    4 limes, juiced

Directions:

Pour the water into a gallon sized jar over the tea bags. Allow to steep for 45 minutes. Remove and discard the tea bags. Stir in the sugar and lime juice until the sugar has dissolved. Cool to room temperature; refrigerate until cold before serving. — For professional pool leak detection, repair, pool cleaning, pool maintenance and service or water chemistry assistance in the Dallas area, contact Dolphin Pool Supply and Service. To find more helpful tips on caring for your pool, subscribe to our blog or find us on Facebook. Dolphin Pool Supply & Service is a full service pool retailer serving Dallas and Flower Mound with two locations. We offer a full range of pool and spa equipment, pool and spa chemicals, pool toys and games, and Jacuzzi hot tubs. We also provide expert pool cleaning, pool maintenance and pool remodeling throughout Dallas and Fort Worth.

 

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