So, I broke two rules today: I had tea with COFFEEcake and drank Scottish BREAKFAST tea at 4 pm in the afternoon. Although March just arrived, we're expecting another snow storm tomorrow night here in Maine. With lamb chops marinating overnight and a soup cooking in the slow cooker, I needed something sweet. This Apple-Cinnamon… Continue reading Coffeecake with Tea
While making this week's grocery list, I came upon a recipe I've had in my collection that I have never tried before. And since today was supposed to be snowy, windy, and cold....which is basically FEBRUARY, I decided to give it a try. Chai Shortbread cookies from Cooking Light is now a new favorite! It… Continue reading Chai Shortbread and Nilgiri Frost
A roll call of my teacups!
What makes a good tea cup? In my opinion it's all about the handle. If you can comfortably lift a scalding-hot cup of tea with no fear of spilling, we have a winner. This little beauty from the Allyn Nelson Collection in England is one of my favorites. I agree with Kevin Gascoyne who co-owns Camellia… Continue reading Handle This
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