Brewing Tea Made Easy

  Tea is becoming a popular beverage and new tea drinkers are asking for clear, easy instructions on how to brew. For those people who are new to tea or veterans of the fabulous beverage, there are a few simple steps to a perfect cup of tea. The first step to brewing the perfect cup …

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How Do I Love Tea? Let Me Count the Ways…..

The love affair that many people have with drinking tea is one that has grown slowly over time. What starts off as a casual acquaintance blossoms into an amorous fascination. There have been many lists created with reasons as to why you ought to drink more tea, but love has so little to do with …

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Nothing Beats that “Golden Pour” of Tea

By A.C. Cargill Tea drinkers like gold, the rich color telling of rich taste. I’m talking about their tea “liquor” (the liquid resulting from the water pulling out the flavorful essence from the tea leaves) — from the pale yellow of Green Spring Snail (Bi Luo Chun) to the dark amber of Yunnan Red Gongfu. …

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Iced Tea Brew: Make it Better!

I know you're probably familiar with iced tea blends sold in the stores specifically to make iced tea, such as Luzianne and Lipton Cold Brew. However, did you know that you can make a much more delicious iced tea out of absolutely any tea leaves using special methods of brewing the tea? There are actually …

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Using the Right Water for Tea

Everyone knows that good tea leaves are essential to making good tea. But what some folks forget is that the tea in our cup is mostly water, making the quality of the water as important as the quality of the leaves! Here are some water-related tips to help you get, and use, the very best …

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The Benefits of Electric Kettles

There are a number of advantages to using an electric kettle instead of a conventional stove top kettle, and some are more obvious than others. The most easily recognizable advantages of electric kettles are those associated with convenience. Since they are specifically designed for the purpose of heating water, electric kettles tend to be much …

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