TIP OF THE DAY: Plan An Afternoon Tea Party, Part 1

[1] You don’t need a tiered stand, but you can find inexpensive ones. —This one is less than $20 (photo Chef Buddy | Amazon).[2] Anna Maria Russell, Duchess of Bedford, inadvertently invented the custom of afternoon tea in 1840 (photo courtesy Woburn Abbey).   THE HISTORY OF AFTERNOON TEA In the U.K., afternoon tea is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Host A Monthly Tea Party

You don’t need a fancy tea set to host a tea party; everyday cups will do. Photo by Sara Sang | IST.   Afternoon tea—not high tea*—is a traditional British meal taken in mid-afternoon. It’s an elegant snack and social hour between lunch and dinner. A pot of tea plus nibbles—a choice of finger sandwiches,…
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