5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Bagged Tea

“Bagged tea is low quality.” “Tea in bags is the worst.” “Tea bags are disgusting. I wouldn’t drink the bilge steeped from them.” You’ve heard such statements, I’m sure, from the “tea snobs” among us. I have said such things myself. Tea is bagged to meet customer demand. People want the convenience, and I can’t …

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Offbeat Tea News and Gadget Redux

A day without a zany new novelty tea infuser is like a day without sunshine, or so the old saying goes. Which might not be exactly how the saying goes, now that you mention it, but sometimes it seems that there are enough novelty tea infusers coming out to have a new one everyday. This …

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Finding a Tea (Pet) Companion

Tea pets are a delightful, if less well-known, element of tea drinking that most often feature in gong fu tea preparation. Made of yixing clay, tea pets (also known as tea mascots) absorb the flavour of tea because of the clay’s porous, unsealed nature. Yixing teapots often feature an animal on the body or lid, and …

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