It is always a good time to go on a picnic. Joanne and I always make time to go on picnics to relax. There is just something about eating outside that helps time slow down. Today we have a great picnic gift basket with everything you need to go on a relaxing and refreshing picnic. We have partnered with Pure Leaf to give one lucky reader the chance to win a picnic basket with all of the Pure Leaf ice tea flavors, a pitcher and iced tea tumbler.
Gail Simmons also has teamed with Pure Leaf by creating some pretty exciting Pure Leaf iced tea recipes. Two included below!
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Pure Leaf Tea Picnic Gift Basket Giveaway
Included in this giveaway:
one (1) Pure Leaf Tea Picnic Gift Basket (Includes every flavor available along with a pitcher and an iced tea tumbler)
Kindly provided by Pure Leaf:
More about Pure Leaf Tea
Pure Leaf delivers real brewed tea for a fresh brewed taste and is made from all natural ingredients and no preservatives. This iced tea begins with the freshest tea leaves picked at their peak.
Pure Leaf is proud to be Rainforest Alliance Certified for sourcing our tea sustainably.
The new square bottles are made of 100% recyclable PET plastic and are more consumer friendly for on-the-go occasions.
John Cheetham, Pure Leaf’s tea master, is one of less than 10 tea masters in the world who have mastered the art of blending and tasting.
Some great summertime refresher recipes created by Gail Simmons
1/4 cup ginger simple syrup (recipe above) Ice
1 cup Peach or Diet Peach Pure Leaf Iced Tea Cold club soda
Candied ginger, for garnish
Fresh peach slice, for garnish
Pour ginger simple syrup into a highball glass over ice. Add Peach Pure Leaf Iced Tea and stir well. Top with a splash of club soda and garnish with a skewer of candied ginger and peach slice.
To make a cocktail: Add 1.5 ounces silver tequila before adding the tea.
LEMON GINGER “TULEP”
Makes one serving
3 tablespoons ginger simple syrup (recipe below) 6 to 8 fresh mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish Ice
1 cup Lemon Pure Leaf Iced Tea
Cold club soda
Candied ginger, for garnish
In an old fashioned glass, muddle ginger simple syrup with mint leaves. Add ice and Lemon Pure Leaf Iced Tea; stir well. Top with a splash of club soda and garnish with a slice of candied ginger and a sprig of mint.
To make a cocktail: Add 1.5 ounces overproof Kentucky bourbon before adding the tea.
Developed by: Gail Simmons, judge on BRAVO’s “Top Chef” and Food & Wine magazine contributor
GINGER SIMPLE SYRUP
Makes 1 1/2 cups
1/2 cup fresh ginger, thinly sliced 1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups water
In a saucepan, combine the ginger, sugar, and water and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove the pan from the heat and then set aside to cool. Strain the syrup and refrigerate in an airtight container for up to one week.
Disclosure: We did receive products to try out for ourselves, but all opinions in this post are our own. We did not receive compensation for this giveaway.
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