Tea Kettle Philosophy — No Hogging the Teapot

Tea rationing is not practiced here. So, there’s plenty to go around and thus no need to hog the teapot. My father grew up on a farm. During what is now called the Great Depression era (1929 to 1939). With lots of brothers and sisters. This type of setup tends to instill in one the …

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Cooking with Tea: Tea Punches

With the season of wedding showers, weddings, and baby showers approaching, hosts and hostesses are thinking about what food and drink they’ll be serving. And what would these celebrations be without that ubiquitous, but welcome, bowl of punch? I don’t often serve punch, probably because I don’t often serve food and drink to large groups …

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World Tea Consumption Increases

The consensus seems to be that tea is the second most commonly consumed beverage in the world, after water. The good news for tea lovers, tea producers, and anyone else who stands to benefit from this sort of thing is that the world's tea drinkers have taken to downing more of the stuff. That's official, …

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