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  • A Quick Cup of Tea History
    June 11, 2020 Colleen Callahan

    A Quick Cup of Tea History

    We've talked a little bit about the colorful history of coffee and how it has evolved into one of the world’s most popular beverages. Now, it’s time to explore the story of tea. Tea has been an integral part of...

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  • July 21, 2016

    Top Tea Myths Busted

    For centuries, tea has literally been steeped into our culture. It is, as you may already know, one of the top most commonly consumed beverages worldwide, and for good reason. Over the years, research has shown the various health benefits...

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  • April 12, 2016

    Tea Tuesday: A Spoonful of Sugar…Good or Bad?

    Tea has been touted for its health benefits for several centuries now. As we have said before, tea is a source of antioxidants, and according to studies, can stimulate weight loss, reduce cholesterol levels, and even help control blood sugar....

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  • March 29, 2016

    Tea Tuesday: Why Green Tea?

    In the last few years, tea has picked up significantly in popularity across the world, as scientists and the general public are learning more about the beverage’s benefits. Amongst all teas, green tea is the second most widely consumed. What...

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  • February 16, 2016

    Tea Tuesday: How Loose Leaf Tea is Made

    If you are a tea drinker you may have had a debate at some point over which type of tea is best—loose leaf or tea bags. Although people may feel strongly about one or the other, ultimately, all tea comes from the leaves of the same plant—the Camellia sinensis. It may be difficult for you to understand how this is possible, due to the fact that every tea has its own characteristic qualities and flavor profile.
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  • January 27, 2016

    Four Unconventional Uses for Tea Bags

    If you’re a regular reader of our blog, then you probably remember all the unconventional ways in which you can utilize your leftover coffee grounds. Well, we’re back for another edition, but this time our focus is on tea. After you pour yourself a hot cup of freshly brewed tea, do you instinctively throw away the tea bag? Before you think about doing that, keep this in mind—you can actually give your old teabags a brand new life, and effectively utilize them to their greatest potential. Don’t worry; you don’t need o be a creative professional to give the following tricks a try!
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  • January 19, 2016

    Tea Tuesday: Relax With Herbal Teas

    With the weather getting more than a little chilly, there’s no better time to warm up with a soothing cup of herbal tea. Making it is almost a peaceful process in and of itself—filling up a tea kettle, boiling the water, watching the tea as it steeps, and then finally, pouring it into your favorite cup. Not only has herbal tea been loved for centuries, but it has also shown to have many health benefits. You may find some herbal teas in your local grocery store, but at a hefty price tag that isn’t actually a true reflection of its quality.
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  • January 7, 2016

    Spotlight on India

    We’re picking up our globetrotting adventure to some of the most notable coffee-growing locales. We have explored their origins, growing methods, flavor profiles, and more. Hopefully, you have developed a new-found appreciation for these different cultures, and of course, their remarkable coffee.
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