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How to make the perfect cup of tea

Make the Perfect Cup of Tea

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INGREDIENTS
First find your favorite mug. Mine is from Yellowstone and has my name on it.

First find your favorite mug. Mine is from Yellowstone and has my name on it.

Pick the tea. You can use any kind, but I prefer plain old black tea.

Pick the tea. You can use any kind, but I prefer plain old black tea.

Put the tea bag in the mug and fill it with semi-hot tap water. This way it does't have to steep as long.

Put the tea bag in the mug and fill it with semi-hot tap water. This way it does't have to steep as long.

See how it is ready starting to look tea- colored?

See how it is ready starting to look tea- colored?

I know it is hard to see, but you should microwave a mug for a about 51 seconds. If you use a smaller tea cup 45 seconds is pretty good.

I know it is hard to see, but you should microwave a mug for a about 51 seconds. If you use a smaller tea cup 45 seconds is pretty good.

This is my favorite step: sugar!  Add one spoonful.

This is my favorite step: sugar! Add one spoonful.

And another....

And another....

And one more.

And one more.

Next, "ring out" the tea bag on the spoon; you don't want to waste all that great tea. This has to be done after the sugar so the spoon isn't wet when it goes into the sugar.

Next, "ring out" the tea bag on the spoon; you don't want to waste all that great tea. This has to be done after the sugar so the spoon isn't wet when it goes into the sugar.

Add enough milk so it turns that ^ color. This is usually between 1/2 and 1 inch.

Add enough milk so it turns that ^ color. This is usually between 1/2 and 1 inch.

Take your warm, sweet, milky tea and pair with a good book. Welcome to Heaven!

  • Mug
  • Tea bag
  • Microwave
  • Spoon
  • Sugar
  • Milk