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Lazy way to brew teabags without kettle (not for purists)

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Lazy way to brew teabags without kettle (not for purists)

Beau711 | Jul 25, 2008 11:28 AM

First off I'm a coffee drinker but I like tea and iced tea. What I don't like is measuring the water into the kettle, waiting for water to boil, and placing the tea bags in individual cups. Just too many steps and then waiting for the tea to steep - which never seems to consistently come out right for me.

So here's what I did today and the tea came out perfectly. I used my electric coffeemaker. I measured two cups of water into the Braun unit and then placed a paper filter where the coffee usually goes. I put three tea bags into the filter and turned the on switch. Voila! In a couple of minutes I had perfectly brewed tea in the pot and then just threw the paper filter out containing the teabags. No fuss no muss.

Call me lazy and I know purists will say I should use real tea. I am now going to make a big batch for iced tea in my coffee maker. I feel good that I'll be able to drink more tea now for its health benefits.

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