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Sweet Tea

South Carolina native Jennifer Owens always shares her recipe for this summertime must with her Town Scout Travel clients: “Six tea bags plus one cup of sugar equals pure joy.”

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6 small tea bags, American Classic Tea preferred
3/4-1 cup sugar, to taste
Lemon wedges, for garnish


Place tea bags in a 3 1/2-quart pitcher. Bring three cups of water to a rolling boil. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Pour over tea bags, cover, and let steep for an hour or so. Remove the tea bags. Add water to dilute, to roughly 3/4 full on your pitcher. Pour over ice, squeeze in some lemon, and enjoy!

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