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Steeped 5-ish heaping tsp. leaves in 500 ml. water in the Breville at 8 minutes even

My stomach was not very happy after dinner for some reason so I decided mint would be a good way to settle it. Boyfriend has been feeling under the weather (he caught my cold from last week) and loves mint tea anyway so he partook as well.

I prefer spearmint to peppermint because I find it so much milder in taste. This herbal smells wonderful, and doesn’t make me feel like I’m drinking gum. Actually, it tastes like I’ve just pulled a spearmint leaf off the plant to chew on – sweet and clean, but not overpowering at all.

The boyfriend especially is looking forward to drinking it all winter long.

Preparation
Boiling 8 min or more

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A few of my favorite teas (in no particular order):

*Dessert flavored blacks
*Breakfast blends
*Virtually any black tea (but lapsang/keemun!)
*Dancong oolong
*Sencha
*Dragonwell

When it comes to tea, I feel like the 10th Doctor says it best:

“Tea! That’s all I needed! Good cup of tea! Super-heated infusion of free-radicals and tannin, just the thing for healing the synapses. "

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