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August 20, 2009

  • Hibiscus “Tea”

    by Lisa Richardson [reposted from our sister blog] Hibiscus “tea” is a very popular beverage across the globe, with incarnations ranging from the Middle East all the way to the Caribbean. It is a sour, fruity infusion made from hibiscus flowers, which thus classifies it as an herbal “tea,” since it usually doesn’t include any Camellia… Continue reading

  • What’s All The Fuss?

    By Stephanie Hanson Part 1: Why American Patriots Revolted Over a Tax on Tea and Why it Was Such a Big Deal Every American school child knows the story of the Boston Tea Party. Mean old King George had put a tax on tea, and so the heroes of the tale, those patriotic Sons of… Continue reading

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