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Re: Re: Lemon Balm Uses/Recipes?

Eva - I brew tea in an old enamel percolator, sans the inner handware.
Just drop a family size tea bag in there (I use decaf) and strip the
leaves off the stems and throw 3 or 4 handfuls in the pot. I let it
simmer for a good 20 minutes or so. Usually longer since I go out in the
yerd and get distracted. Then strain and serve - over ice this time of

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: EvaTEsq@aol.com
Sent: 6/27/2004 1:48:15 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lemon Balm Uses/Recipes?

> How's the best way to do that, Bonnie?  [I am a nightmare in the kitchen -- 
> truly, a danger to myself and others]  Do I have to dry the stuff first?  Do I 
> use leaves only or leaves and stems?  Do I have to chop it up?  
> Eva
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 6/7
> In a message dated 6/27/2004 12:01:12 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
> wmorgan972@ameritech.net writes:
> You can make LOTS of tea!!!  It is very good that way, too.
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
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