Your kitchen will smell amazing, and the drink has the delicate flavor of apples and any other whole spices you add, such as a cinnamon stick, cardamom, or cloves. Honey and lemon are also good additions. Red apple peels impart a lovely shade of pink, but any peels are tasty.
If you live someplace where fall weather hasn't quite arrived and you can't imagine drinking hot tea (ahem, Los Angeles, we're looking at you!), this is also delicious chilled.
Related: 5 Good Uses For Your Apple Peels
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