A Cup of Memories

by Stephanie Hanson For some people, tea was a discovery of adulthood. For others, tea goes back to earliest memory. I belong to the latter tea party. My grandmother always had a pitcher of sweet tea in the fridge, and I would drink it out of Dixie cups sitting on her screened in back porch. …

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Ah, Assam!

There is nothing quite as satisfying as a full-bodied cup of rich Assam tea, especially as the days get chillier. The flavor complements a wide variety of foods, from hamburgers to lasagna, from morel mushrooms to Mexican foods, from pecan pie to Crème Brûlée, and much more. For me, it’s especially good with a tasty …

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Christmas Cookie Exchange Tea

There are Christmas Tea parties, and then there is the Christmas Cookie Exchange Tea, a new tradition in our family. This is a wonderful occasion for the ladies of the family to get together (although you don’t have to ban the gentlemen if you don’t wish to do so) without the pressure of gift giving. …

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