Best Iced Tea Ever

Best Iced Tea Ever
makes 2 quarts
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1 "running over" cup of sugar
2 quarts cold water
the juice and rind (in strips) of 2 lemons
5 regular tea bags

1. Combine the sugar, water, and lemon juice in a large saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.

2. Add the lemon rind and tea bags, cover the pan, and allow to steep 20 minutes.

3. Strain the tea into a large pitcher, chill, and serve over ice.