Toasted Almond - still in a class all its own!

Well, here it is again - our annual Sale on Toasted Almond, a runaway favorite.  What is it with this blend!  If you've ever been to a Cinnabon bakery where they've just made a fresh batch of cinnamon rolls, then you will understand the very special invitation of Toasted Almond.  It is apples, and cinnamon and almonds blended into a cup of warmth!  Toasted Almond has a following that borders on addiction.  Just listen to the reviews:
"I went on a quest to find the product to bring home.  This is a feast for every sense.."
"Tastes like the holidays!"

Toasted Almond falls into the family of Fruit Tisanes.  A Tisane is typically a blend of edible fruits and botanicals.  Most steep a dark red as they...

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 Nov 14, 2018  |  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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 Nov 08, 2018  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

June is National Iced Tea Month!

June National Iced Tea Month - Silver Tips Tea

Just as January is considered Hot Tea Month, the month of June is dedicated to Iced Tea.  June marks the official beginning of Summer - that wondrous season of time in the sun, long days, carefree thoughts and a tall glass to refresh.  Iced Tea has come a long way from the hot summer of the World's Fair in St. Louis in 1904 where people went in search of cold beverages. An enterprising merchant added ice to the steeped tea and brought instant refreshment to the crowds.

Iced Tea is simple to prepare and enjoy, not to mention an inexpensive healthful alternative to soda and sugary drinks.  It requires just a few teaspoons of loose leaf tea,...

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 May 31, 2018  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Valentine Tea Cupcake

February - the month of Love! Everyone says I love you with flowers and candies, but tea-infused cupcakes may just be the way to the heart! 

Our chocolate cupcake is infused with Black tea. Try using Assam TGFOP or Grand Keemun. The Buttercream frosting is infused with our very own St. Valentine tea. Delicious and made with love - find Love in a tea leaf this Valentine's Day!St. Valentine Tea Cupcakes

You can download a printable version of the recipe HERE!

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 Feb 01, 2018  |  Written by Dina Dunnings

Cranberry Orange Apple Cider!

November is the delicious time of year when Apple-picking season meets Thanksgiving, so we combined all these flavors together in our Cranberry Orange Apple Cider Recipe. Start with our Fall favorite Caffeine-Free Tisane, Cranberry Orange (On Sale now!) and add to it our custom-blended Mulling Spices, which is FREE with every purchase of Cranberry Orange.  All you need to add is some Apple Cider.  Try it - it will delight your senses and fill your Thanksgiving guests with a warm glow.

Click Here for a Printable Version.

Cranberry Orange Apple Cider

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 Nov 01, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller
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