Eat Like a Queen

Photo by Romu00e9o on Pexels.com In the past 70 years we’ve learned so much about our favorite monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. We know her favorite breed of dog is the corgi and spends her summers at Balmoral Castle each summer. But what are her favorite foods? It is said Her Majesty is a very healthy …

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Spring Time Tea Time

Photo by Olya Kobruseva on Pexels.com With the weather outside improving and most pandemic restrictions being lifted it’s a perfect time to have a spring tea party.  Start out by setting out a selection of finger sandwiches of egg salad, chicken salad, or cream cheese and vegetable cut into little rectangles. You can group them …

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The Christmas Cookie Exchange Report

We just hosted our second annual cookie exchange tea, and it was a smashing success. The halls were decked and "fa la las" played quietly on the background while we sipped our cups of cheer. In this case the cups of cheer were a spicy cinnamon black tea and a blooming jasmine tea. The cinnamon …

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Tea Cocktails for Your Evening Tea Time

With tight budgets, more and more people are turning to nights in instead of out. So, for your next girls’ night in, have an evening tea. This is not your pinkies-out afternoon tea, and tea companies are catching on. Create a lounge time atmosphere by picking fun music and having guests dress as if they …

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Simple Tea Sandwich Recipes

If want to make a platter of tasty tea sandwiches without the difficult-to-find ingredients or hassle of more complicated recipes, try these simple tea sandwiches - they should satisfy all of your needs (as well as your taste buds!) “Taste Like Carrot Cake!” Tea Sandwiches 1 cup carrots (grated) ½ can cream cheese frosting 8 …

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Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

The cucumber tea sandwich is a classic, but there are so many variations that you’ll never grow tired of this tasty treat! Try these great cucumber tea sandwich recipes for a satisfying snack at your next brunch or tea party. One of the best tricks for making a cucumber tea sandwich is using very thin …

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