Spicy Southern Iced Tea
10 whole cloves
4 cinnamon sticks
8 cups apple juice
8 blueberry or blackberry tea bags
1 Navel orange, cut crosswise into rounds
Wrap cloves and cinnamon sticks in a piece of cheesecloth or a coffee filter and secure with kitchen twine. Bring apple juice and spices just to the boiling point. Remove from heat and add tea bags. Steep for 4 to 6 minutes then remove tea bags. Let cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until cold. When ready to serve, remove spices. Pour into ice-filled glasses and garnish with orange slices.