Chai - Add Some Spice To Your Life!(copy)

Just about every tourist in India takes a picture of a chaiwallah expertly mixing milk into an aluminum tea kettle, sitting cross-legged in a tea stall. Everyone knows Chai – the spicy, sweet, milky tea drink that is served everywhere.  What may not be so well known is that it originated in India and is ubiquitous.  The word “Chai” (the 'ch is pronounced like 'chair') means Tea in India.  The connotation here in the U.S., however, is definitely that of a Spiced Drink, not just a regular cup of Tea.  In India, that spiced drink would always be referred to as Masala Chai.  Masala = spice.  Chai = tea.  There are as many types of Masala Chai in India as there are...

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 Jan 11, 2021  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

SILVER TIPS SURVEY: We Asked For Your Feedback - The Results Are In!

we asked you .... some of what we found didnt' surprise us, but all will help build a better website experience for you....

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 Jan 11, 2021  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

We Want Your Feedback - Take our Survey!

Give us your feedback and we'll give you $5.00 for your time! Your feedback helps us improve and design programs based on your suggestions. As our thanks to you, when you submit your completed Survey, we will send you an Online Gift Certificate for $5 that you can use on any purchase on our site through September 15th, 2019. 

*Survey will be available through August 27, 2019. You must complete the Survey to receive a Silver Tips Tea Online Gift Certificate. Gift Certificate will be emailed 48-72 hours after submission. Gift Certificate will be valid through September 15, 2019.

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 Jan 11, 2021  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Message From A Happy Customer

What a thoughtful message - we were happy to help - Enjoy your teas!

 

 

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 Dec 09, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Cranberry Orange - Fall Bestseller!

 

The glorious season of Autumn brings with it two immensely popular flavors – Pumpkin and Cranberry Orange. In recent years, popular chains have begun introducing their Pumpkin Spice beverages earlier and earlier, some even launching their drinks in August.  In our view, this is way too early!  October seems to be the perfect month for Pumpkin and we think November is Cranberry Orange season.

As early as 1683, The Compleat Cook’s Guide included a reference to cranberry juice.  Harvard University even served cranberries at their commencement dinner in 1702.  This evergreen shrub with trailing vines producing a tart berry is now welcomed into homes as a holiday tradition.  Where did the name Cranberry come from?  In the 17th century, German and Dutch colonists in New England thought the flower, stem and petals...

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 Oct 28, 2020  |  Written by Anupa Mueller
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