Ginger-Mint Iced Green Tea (adapted from Steamy Kitchen, original recipe here)
Makes about 4 cups, easily multiplied
2 bags green tea
2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and minced
2-3 sprigs mint, leaves coarsely chopped
4-1/2 cups boiling water
1-2 tsp sugar (as desired)
Combine the tea bags, ginger, and mint in a glass container. Pour the boiling water over. Steep 3-4 minutes, and then remove the tea bags. Stir in the sugar, and let steep another 10 minutes or so. Strain into a pitcher. Chill until cold, and then server over ice.