Southern Sweet Tea

4 individual tea bags, any flavor you like
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
2/3 cup sugar
10 2/3 cups water

  1. Combine the tea bags, baking soda, sugar, and 2-4 cups of the water in a small saucepan & bring to a boil.
  2. Cover the pan once it begins to boil & remove from heat.
  3. Let tea sit for 10 to 60 minutes.
  4. Strain tea through a washrag or piece of cloth to remove any loose leaves.
  5. Add remaining water & stir well.
  6. Enjoy over ice!