TIP OF THE DAY: Make Masala Chai Concentrate

[1] A cup of chai, garnished with star anise. You can re-use one of the stars used to brew the concentrate (photo courtesy The Prairie Homestead). [2] A hearty masala chai spice blend (photo courtesy Spice Station). [3] Enjoy your Indian tea in an elephant tea pot (alas, this one from Houzz is no longer…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Spiced Tea

[1] It’s easy to make spice tea without special tea. Just blend your own (photo courtesy Republic Of Tea). [3] Constant Comment, America’s favorite specialty tea (photo courtesy Yankee Magazine).   Many tea lovers buy spiced tea as a fall and holiday favorite; gift tins are popular holiday gifts. For home, perhaps the most popular…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Infuse Your Own Tea

There are so many flavored teas on the market. Many American consumers prefer them to plain teas. But did you know that you can flavor your own, using plain black, green, white or rooibos teas? Just look around your kitchen for things to infuse: Fruits: apple, citrus peel/zest, lemon, orange, pear or other fruit Herbs:…
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