It's Iced Tea Time Again!

June is National Iced Tea Month. And there's no drink on Earth better suited for both cooling off & quenching thirst than Iced Tea.  We offer a number of Teas that make an excellent glass. We love Iced Tea & in our travels we've learned a thing or two about what makes a great batch. 

Here are some tips to get you started:

Keep these tips in mind as you browse our Iced Tea collection. And if you're not sure what Tea will work best, write us a comment below and we'll get back to you!


 01 Jun, 2017  |  Written by David Napolitano

Tea Tasting at the Warner Library

We had a grand turnout on Monday evening despite the continuing rain and drizzle. Attendees included adults and children, men and woman, regular customers and new friends.  Our hosts at the Library, particularly Cassandra Troini, were gracious and accommodating and helped us get organized. We featured four Teas:

Da Hong Pao Oolong
Mint Jasmine
Turmeric Citrus Zest
Peach Fairies

After providing a brief background on both Silver Tips and the manufacture and origin of Tea, we began our sampling.  I mentioned to the audience that I had specifically selected teas that were not the usual Breakfast, Earl Grey or other well-known blends.  Here was an opportunity for everyone to venture beyond their...


 24 May, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Jasmine Chicken Soup!

We had an unseasonably chilly, rainy weekend here in New York, so it was a good time to warm up with some Chicken Soup. And with our Jasmine Tea Sale, we figured we'd share a delicious Jasmine Chicken Soup recipe we found online. We'll be sharing more Jasmine recipes throughout the month, so be sure to come back! Stay warm out there, and don't fret - Summer is almost here! (We Hope!)


 15 May, 2017  |  Written by Dina Dunnings

Earl Grey Tea Cookies

Tea is so versatile.  Of course you can drink it.  But did you know you could bake with it?  Add some fine loose leaf tea into your favorite cake or bread recipe and it elevates it to a higher level of indulgence. 

We're going to share some of our tea baking secrets with you.  If your recipe calls for melting butter, you could add some tea right into the butter. Another option is to add some tea leaves directly into your batter or dough.  If your tea is too coarse, use a spice grinder or a mortar & pestle to break it up into finer pieces. So easy! Not only does it add visual appeal but the added flavor is exquisite. 

One of our favorites is Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies - it changes snack time to Tea Time.  We recommend any of our...


 08 May, 2017  |  Written by Dina Dunnings

Cinco de Mayo Mojito

Cinco de Mayo is here - time for a little celebration! And our Green Limón Mojito is the perfect drink for the day.  The recipe is below and it's easy to make! Add some finger foods and you have a party!

Green Limón Mojito

Tea-Infused Simple Syrup

Are you still reading this?  Go on - get your Party started!


 04 May, 2017  |  Written by Dina Dunnings


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