Hubby Tea Experiment #29

Hubby has been known to conduct on occasion some … uh, well, for lack of a better term I’ll call them “experiments” with tea. Tea experiment #29 was a doozy, so I had to share it here. It all started so innocently. The teapot was empty. (Side note: empty teapots are the source of the …

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Learning Through Drinking (Tea)

When people hear the word “research” they might initially think of scientific experiments and test tubes, or of historians buried in archives, leafing through old documents and photographs. But “research” can also refer to the process of learning through doing. This mode of exploration, often called experiential research, is something that applies to my work …

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Tea Experiment — Steeping Tea in a Ceramic Tea Carafe

As a devoted tea aficionado and one who lives the “tea life,” I’m ever on the lookout for some neat, simple, and affordable teaware. What good fortune, then, when hubby espied an interesting and downright pretty tea carafe at a local store. A quick examination told us that this was a simple yet effective tool …

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Tea and the Infuser Experiment

An idea has been rattling around my brain for awhile (sort of like a dried pea in an empty jar): an infuser that’s as large as the interior of my cup will let the tea leaves have exposure to the water the same as if they were loose in that same cup. I even jotted …

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