Tea Tips for Newbies

By Stephanie Harkins [reposted from our sister blog] Just getting acquainted with the wide, wide world of tea? Have you only just started to branch out beyond the familiarity of bagged tea or realized that tea comes in a lot more varieties than black or green? Tea can be very intimidating to someone just learning about …

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The Christmas Cookie Exchange Report

We just hosted our second annual cookie exchange tea, and it was a smashing success. The halls were decked and "fa la las" played quietly on the background while we sipped our cups of cheer. In this case the cups of cheer were a spicy cinnamon black tea and a blooming jasmine tea. The cinnamon …

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A Guide to Tea Review Sites

By William I. Lengeman III There’s no way to be sure how many varieties of tea exist, but the numbers may run into the thousands. It is safe to say that it would take a lifetime of devoted sampling for anyone to be able to taste even a fraction of them. Even the combined efforts …

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