Teas to Kick Off the Holiday Season!

Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for family, friends, and of course, food. Some of my favorite memories of Thanksgiving involved cooking with my family. My older sister would start the turkey off while my mom would prepare side dishes of mashed potatoes, stuffing, and we would spend the day watching the Thanksgiving Day parade …

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Origins of the Phrase “A Nice Cup of Tea”

I have always associated the phrase "a nice cup of tea" with the British. Whether it's used anywhere else in the world I can't say for sure but the British seem to give it quite a workout. One of the better-known uses of the phrase is as the title of an essay by George Orwell, …

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