It’s Not Too Early to Order Those Holiday Gift Baskets!

Yes, folks, the artificial Christmas trees are already on display for sale at various stores, right alongside the Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations. Sure, merchants are spurred by a sluggish economy and the need to move merchandise, but that’s not the only reason this greenery is popping up amongst fake pumpkins, huge inflatable ghouls and witches, …

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Recipe for Darjeeling Beef with Barley Soup

As days grow shorter and the cooler nights set in, the warmth of a hot cup of soup feeds the body and soul. Soup is probably the simplest way to integrate tea into food. Tea adds another dimension to the broth. The broth of a soup is its heart, so let’s give it a little extra heart. …

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