Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

Over the past few years there has been an increase in pumpkin spice products. Some of it you have to admit is a little bit over the top (like pumpkin spice lip balm) but for the pumpkin spice that’s just right can be in your tea time. Try these teas and scones to get your …

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Warm & Delicious Fall Teas

As soon as summer is over, pumpkin spice and cinnamon begin to fill the shelves of stores faster than you can say “Halloween”, boots replace flip flops, and coats are brought out from dark closets and into the bright orange sunshine. The cooler weather is finally upon us for a short time, and you can …

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Autumn: Tea, Scones, and Pumpkin!

Break out the tea kettles and tea cozies! Autumn is finally here after a long and brutal summer! Back in June, I compared and contrasted how British and Americans take their tea during the summer. While most Americans drink their tea iced during the hot summer months, the British stick to tradition and continue to …

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Sweet, Spicy Pumpkin Seeds and Tea

For a fall-themed sweet treat, try these sweetened and spiced pumpkin (or squash) seeds and pair them with a robust black tea. The recipe: 1 pumpkin or squash’s worth of seeds, washed and dried 3 tablespoons caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil salt …

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Pumpkins and Tea

One of the favorite flavors of Fall is pumpkin. This is true for pies, tarts, breads, soups, and — yes! — teas. They make for a tasty tea time, especially as weather turns cooler. If you opt for pumpkin pie, tarts, or bread, try some Darjeeling, Dragonwell, Ceylon Green or Ceylon Black. There flavors blend …

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Review — Pumpkin Spice Black Tea

The Subject: Pumpkin Spice Black Tea from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 212° F Steeping time:5 minutes Tea type: Black Scents, flavorings added: Rooibos, cinnamon, pumpkin flavor Aroma, dry tea leaves: Cinnamon, vanilla, apple-ish Aroma in the cup, plain: Cinnamony Taste in the cup, plain: Not bitter, cinnamony, roasty, apple-ish, vanilla-ish Aroma in the …

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