Tea or Coffee?

So what's it gonna be? Tea or coffee? If you keep tabs on the tea and coffee communities you'll find that there's no reason that you can't drink both and there are apparently plenty of people who do just that. On the other hand, though, there are many people who prefer to stick to coffee …

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Should Children Drink Tea?

Should kids drink tea? It's a question that gets tossed around a lot and it doesn't have a one-size fits all answer. Before exploring this issue, some definitions are in order. Tea, strictly speaking, is a beverage made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, which means that it usually contains caffeine. Herbal teas, …

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Review — Stash Raspberry and White Decaf

Name: Raspberry & White Decaf Brand: Stash Tea Type: White tea, decaffeinated, flavored Form: Paper tea bags, individually wrapped in foil Review: Subtlety can be a good thing. Many flavored white teas are a joke. The “manufacturers” simply blend a cheap, flavorless white tea with a whole lot of artificial flavorings. The result is something …

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Tis the Season for Sparkly Teawares

Attention, tea lovers: Not all of the holiday sparkle is on your Christmas tree or in those department store display windows. Some of it is right in your kitchen cupboard or dining room cabinet or wherever you keep your sparkly teawares. What kind of teawares will give you that sparkle? White ones, for a start. …

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