GIFT OF THE DAY: A Caddy Of Tea From Le Palais Des Thés

Today’s gift recommendation is a line of fine loose teas in decorative caddies*, from a renowned French firm, Le Palais des Thés (luh pah-LAY day tay, “The Tea Palace”). The company was founded in 1986 by a group of French tea enthusiasts, who went into the tea business so they could have the freshest, highest-quality…
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TIP OF THE DAY: What To Do With Tea You Don’t Like

What can you do if you’ve purchased tea bags or loose tea and you don’t really love the flavor? Turn them into iced tea. Whether it’s black, oolong, green, white or herbal, a tea that’s flat, has too much added flavor or has flavors you don’t like may taste better to you iced. Once chilled,…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Guayusa Tea

Save the rainforest, save the world. This adaptation of a catchphrase from the first season of “Heroes” floated through our head as we enjoyed cup after cup of delicious and refreshing guayusa. What is guayusa (why-YOU-suh)? It’s a perkier cousin of yerba maté, a tea brewed from South American holly leaves. Maté and guayusa come…
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