For Chilled Tea, Go with Basic Black

Sometimes basic black is best — an axiom that’s true for cocktail dress, tuxedoes, limousines, and teas to use when you want a brew to “beat the heat.” Just as most hot tea consumed in the U.S. is black tea, most iced (chilled) tea is made from black tea. And most of those are bagged …

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Top 9 YouTube Tea Videos

This post came to be called "Top 9 YouTube Tea Videos" when I was unable to post a link to a 10th tea video which, while hilarious, contained some offensive language. If you are interested in viewing this 10th tea video, I'm sure William, who may be found at Tea Guy Speaks, will be more …

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The Three Rs of Tea

With summer fully settled in, most people's thoughts are far from the schoolroom. Yet, my thoughts can never quite go completely on summer vacation, and I'm always trying to think of unique ways to make learning a bit more exciting. This summer, I have been taking a class on how to teach science. We've designed …

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Tea Sampler Heaven

More and more tea vendors are selling sample sizes of their various teas. For all you tea drinkers out there who want to try new teas, this news should make you feel like… “Heaven, I’m in heaven, and my heart beats so that I can hardly speak…” That Irving Berlin song, sung by Fred Astaire …

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