Comforting, Scones, Tea

Easter Tea

With brilliant pastel shades as my theme, I enjoyed sweet treats and some Russian Caravan tea served in a delightfully floral teacup. Blueberry scones, made from a mix from Stonewall Kitchen here in Maine and some lovely mini lemon tarts. Easter wouldn't be complete without a shout-out to my past with some spicy jelly beans.… Continue reading Easter Tea

Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Scones, Scotland, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats, Tradition

Highland Tea

As has become my annual tradition after attending each Maine Highland Games, I buy some scones and tea at the games and enjoy them thoroughly the next day at home with my Tain Pottery with the Glenaldie thistle pattern. I showed GREAT restraint at the one vendor that always shows up with the mother lode… Continue reading Highland Tea

Food, Loose Tea, Scones, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Some Scottish Treats

Our annual trip to the Maine Highland Games & Scottish Festival this year needed to include a special purchase. A few months ago I shattered my wee Scottish Tain Pottery teacup after it slipped and fell from an Adirondack chair out on the deck. I was heartbroken. My favorite Scottish pottery was missing a piece!… Continue reading Some Scottish Treats

Food, History, Loose Tea, Scones, Scotland, Tea, Tea Treats

Outlander Scones & Tea

When my husband and I met in 1998, he was reading a book called OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon. He told me about it and said it was very good. I was living in New York at the time and he in Maine. So we both read it around the same time and were hooked on… Continue reading Outlander Scones & Tea

Food, Holiday, Scones, Tea Treats

Highland Scones

Another goody I found in the September/October issue of Tea Time Magazine was an advertisement for Highland Gourmet Scones. All three of those words appealed to me! Highland (tells me there is a Celtic or Scottish element) Gourmet (means high quality or skilled preparation) Scones ('nuff said. They're SCONES, people!) Technically, they had me at… Continue reading Highland Scones