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April 10, 2013

  • 5 Reasons to Use a Kyusu Teapot

    Recently, I listed why a cast iron teapot, popular in Japan, is a good tea steeping option. Time to look at another teapot style also popular in Japan: the kyusu. The word “kyusu” means “teapot.” Many have the handle set at a 90-degree angle to the spout. These are yokode kyūsu (横手急須, side hand(le) teapot)… Continue reading

  • Tea Is Just Tea

    Over the last several years I’ve run across a number of articles that have suggested that tea might be the new coffee. I’m sure I’ll see many more as they seem to crop up rather frequently. Here’s one of the latest examples, a blog post from none other than the Wall Street Journal, titled Where… Continue reading

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