How Else Can I Use Loose Leaf Green Tea?

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Q: Having been a coffee drinker most of my life, I've recently begun to explore (and enjoy) tea. Many well-meaning friends and family have given me gifts of tea, which I appreciate, but I now find myself with a particularly large stash of loose leaf green tea.

My question is: Aside from drinking it until my teeth float, what else can I use loose leaf green tea for?

Sent by Stephanie

Editor: Well, you can make cocktails and ginger iced tea with it, but you can also use it to infuse custards and puddings, and it even goes into these cookies:

Recipe: Basic American Biscotti With Fruit & Green Tea

Readers, what else would you suggest?


Related: How to Brew Loose Leaf Green Tea

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