As St. Patrick's Day approaches, I always try to procure an Irish-style tea. However, in years past I realized I was seriously lacking on the Irish teaware front. Even while IN the actual countries of Ireland and Northern Ireland, I wasn't happy with the pottery I was finding. I came back empty-handed, but still with… Continue reading Tea With All the Irish Stuff!
Those who know me well, always know to send me some tea as a gift. You can never go wrong. This years birthday & Christmas, I had a bumper crop of mugs given to me: FIVE of them in fact, and I received at least 7 different types of tea. Both loose and bagged. There… Continue reading A New Discover-Tea
My last holiday scone mix from King Arthur was Gingerbread. I have fond Christmas dinner memories from my childhood of warm gingerbread with whipped cream on top so I was looking forward to some comfort food dressed up in a scone. I have to be honest, this wasn't my favorite. I know some people like… Continue reading HOLIDAY SCONES – Part 3
On this first Saturday of summer, a fluffy croissant caught my eye. Meaning it called my name and there was no way I was leaving the baked goods section without it. Here is the rundown of today's festivities: I used my bone china Allyn Nelson Collection with the Summer Rose pattern. All made in England.… Continue reading Tea & Croissant for One, Please
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