Home-made Chai Tea

This is amazing! No more "chai tea" bags for me!

Bring to boil in medium-large saucepan (must hold 4 cups):
4-6 Cups water
cinnamon stick
1 TB minced ginger
4 cloves, whole
cardamom (I used about 1/4 tea of the seeds since I didn't have whole pods)
1/4 tea black peppercorns, crushed (with a spoon or something)
1/2 tea nutmeg, ground
optional: 2 allspice berries

Cover, reduce heat, simmer for 10 minutes

Add and bring to a simmer:
2 cups rice milk (or you can use cow-milk...)
4 TB sugar or less

Then add 2 TB black tea (Lipton "yellow label tea" is my favorite), cover, turn off heat, let steep for 2 minutes (or less if you have really strong tea).

Strain and enjoy!

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