Slideshow: My Fave Teas from The English Tea Store – Slides 11 thru 20

More of the teas from The English Tea Store that I have tried over the years and that became true favorites. Feel free to post your own favorites English Tea Store teas in a comment here. The teas (I used to rate teas on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being best, and …

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Slideshow: Some of My Fave Teas from The English Tea Store

Over the years I have had the pleasure of trying quite a few teas from The English Tea Store. Most proved to be quite a pleasure, but some outshone the rest and became true favorites. I thought I’d share them with you here (half here and half tomorrow on this blog since there were more …

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Great Teas for Coffee Lovers Who Want to Make the Switch

Lots of coffee drinkers are hearing the call of tea for a variety of reasons. One of the things that impedes them, though, is not quite knowing which tea to switch to. Here’s a bit of the whys and wherefores to help you along. Cutting Down on Caffeine Some coffee drinkers want to reduce their …

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5 Tasty Teas for Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Whether you have a more traditional, Norman Rockwell-esque Thanksgiving dinner or something very untraditional and unique, tea is an important part of that feast. And serving the right tea can make the difference to you and your guests between success or “so long, folks.” Not that anyone would walk away from a great meal just …

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3 Great Recipes Using Matcha

One of the most delightful, special, and versatile of the green teas out there is Matcha. It is not only made from the best tea leaves (with the veins and stems removed) and carefully ground to a fine mesh (by traditional grinding stones or newer machines), it can be used in a variety of recipes. …

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The Many Ways to Use a Pudding Bowl

’Tis the season for those yummy holiday puddings – the British kind, that is. So out come the pudding bowls from the cupboard along with all the ingredients to make the perfect British-style pudding. But that’s not the only way these bowls can be used. Their size, shape, and even appearance makes them perfect for …

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Adjust to the Seasonal Time Change with Tea

Well, most of us in the U.S. have set our clocks back for one hour. It’s that seasonal time change we undergo twice a year. If you’re like me, it can take a few days to adjust so that you don’t automatically wake up an hour earlier than you should (your internal clock will say …

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Some Tea Country Holidays to Note – November Edition

Tea is being cultivated in more and more countries around the world. China and India remain top producers with Sri Lanka and Kenya being close contenders. It makes me and others interested in the culture of these countries, and that includes some of their holidays. So, I have been looking them up and thought I’d …

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5 “Thankful” November Teas!

It’s a month of being thankful. From the beautiful Fall colors to the bountiful harvests, we have a lot of good things going on around us. And the same goes for tea. The tea farmers have, for the most part, done their final harvests for this growing season, and the leaves have or soon will …

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