Southern Girl Sweet Tea
Combine tea bags and baking soda in a large glass container.
Add the hot water.
Let steep for 15 minutes.
Dispose of the tea bags-do not squeeze the tea out of them.
Pour tea mix into a 2-quart container.
Add the white sugar.
Stir until sugar is dissolved.
Add the cold water.
Put in refrigerator to cool.
Enjoy with ice, lemon slices, and fresh mint leaves.