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Fantastic Favors
Pretty teapot favor boxes will delight guests when filled with favorite teas, assorted candies, and dainty treasures. ($22.80 for set of 24, kateaspen.com or 833-415-1219) English Fog soap, made with ground Earl Grey tea leaves, is fragrant with note
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Mother’s Day Tea
Makes 12 Laced with fresh lemon zest and toasted coconut flakes, these flavorful confections are a perfect way to begin a Mother’s Day celebration. ¾ cup sweetened flaked coconut3 cups all-purpose flour½ cup granulated sugar1½ tablespoons fresh lemon
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To Sip and To Hold
While it might not be a first inclination to host a tea party to commemorate a wedding, the two go hand-in-hand. In fact, teas honoring the bride and bridesmaids have been popular for many years. And there has been a gradual emergence of people optin
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EDITOR Lorna Reeves CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Jane Pettigrew, James Norwood Pratt, Bruce Richardson ASSOCIATE EDITOR Britt Crawford SENIOR COPY EDITOR Rhonda Lee Lother EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Katherine Cloninger Ellis CREATIVE DIRECTOR/PHOTOGRAPHY Mac Jamies
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The Perfect Temperature for Enjoying a Cup of Tea
As an increasing number of tea drinkers keep a comforting cup of tea within reach throughout the day, a common question has arisen: How do I keep my tea hot? I admit that I don’t have that problem, because my tea disappears so quickly that it doesn’t
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Editor’s Letter
Those of us who truly love tea as a beverage would find it difficult to even imagine a day going by in which we would not partake of the wonderful elixir. And when a happy occasion such as a wedding, a baby shower, or Mother’s Day comes along, aftern
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A Baby Reveal
Makes 12 While bold, flavorful scones can be a welcome commencement for afternoon tea, there is beauty in a simple pastry, especially when served with Devonshirecream and a pair of flavorful jams. Those who think the baby will be a boy might enjoy ea
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Rentable China for Afternoon Tea and More
Beautiful china not only communicates a unique story to those who encounter it, but it enhances our own stories when woven through the special moments of our lives. The tableware we fall in love with, collect, and eventually pass down to younger gene
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Resources for Readers
Spode Stafford Flowers teapot, teacup and saucer sets, and salad plates courtesy of Tea and Old Roses, 205-413-7753, teaandoldroses.com. Pink hobnail cake stand and antique linens from private collection. Page 2: Ellgreave 0482 teapot and Minton Laur
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Falling In Love With Tea
Anita Casano Kanellis of AK Brides has always loved beautiful things. But it wasn’t until this Southern California native spent a year at The University of North Dakota that she became mindful of the art of entertaining. “When I was in my sorority, e
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Recipe Index
Blue Cheese Spread 39 Green Goddess Dressing 56 Pimiento Cheese Spread 39 Asian Smoked Salmon Cups 55 Baby Quiches with Tiny Carrots 42 Chutney Ham Salad Tea Sandwiches 29 Crab and Corn–Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes 29 Cucumber Canapés with Lemon-Basil But
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A Burst of Lavender
Makes 12 to 14 The luscious texture of these scones is largely due to the secret ingredient—cream cheese! Honey, which replaces the usual granulated sugar in the recipe, adds a perfect level of gentle sweetness, while culinary-grade lavender, which i
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Tea Events Calendar
Derby Hat Day Tea Party 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. Jane’s Tea House Haddon Heights, New Jersey Don your finest and frilliest hat to honor the 147th Kentucky Derby. While the race is usually commemorated by toasting with mint juleps, a toast wi
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Catherine & Ned Heagerty
Maybe it was just their imagination or even the lure of adventure that led Catherine and Ned Heagerty to embark on Silk Road Teas. Was he carried away by dreams of Asia? Did she imagine bringing beauty and good cheer to great multitudes? They certain
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Coming into Bloom
In 1986, Spode introduced the aureate designs of Stafford Flowers, adding to the manufacturer’s already impressive selection of dinnerware and teatime accoutrements. After nearly three decades, Spode ceased production on the pattern. However, the ass
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Here Comes the Bride
Makes approximately 10 scones Experienced scone-makers tend to shy away from using fresh raspberries, as they know how difficult it can be to work with that tasty fruit, which can so easily discolor the baked goods. This recipe, however, proves it ca
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The Mysterious Brew
Twenty years ago, when my husband, Bob, and I spent a rather challenging year working in Beijing, China, for a management consulting company, drinking Rickshaw tea several times a day was a foregone conclusion. Every morning, outside each office door
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SerendipiTea
Few things in life are truly serendipitous, but if you ask Linda Villano, the founding of the delight-fully named SerendipiTea was just that, “a happy accident.” In 2020, the company celebrated its 25th anniversary. And while it has grown throughout
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Dear TeaTime
“Thank you for the Irish issue. I love Ireland and was thrilled to see an entire issue focused on that beautiful island. The Irish people are so kind, and they love their tea!” DORIE RAYBUCK via website “How exciting it was when the first-ever Irish
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Hot or Cold
SIMPSON & VAIL svtea.com TEACUP: Hammersley Ham37 “Pieces of apple and mango blended with hibiscus and orange blossoms give this ruby-hued caffeine-free infusion a fruit-forward taste with a sweet finish.” —Courtni Bodiford, stylist MARK T. WENDELL T
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International Women’s Day Tea
Makes approximately 10 New Zealand is renowned for its dairy products. These scones, made with self-rising flour, incorporate Cheddar from the island nation for a remarkable treat. 2½ cups self-rising flour1½ teaspoons granulated sugar¼ teaspoon salt
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Perennial Rose
Since Royal Doulton’s eponymous founder John Doulton invested his life savings of £100 (approximately $450 US at the time) in a small London pottery operation in 1815, the brand has made its mark as a teaware and dinnerware manufacturer. While city r
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Floral Blends
PLUM DELUXE | plumdeluxe.com TEACUP: Royal Albert Old Country Roses Pink Chintz MARK T. WENDELL TEA COMPANY | marktwendell.com TEACUP: James Kent Ruth Kent ELMWOOD INN FINE TEAS | elmwoodinn.com TEACUP: Royal Albert Old Country Roses Chintz ERIKA’S T
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Gourmet Sweet Botanicals
More than merely a beautiful adornment for gourmet cuisine, culinary blossoms enhance the unique flavor profiles found in recipes from sweet to savory. They turn a simple dish into an enchanting and delicious work of art with just a few pretty garnis
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Dear TeaTime
“I have been a subscriber of TeaTime for several years. I love each and every one of my issues and always look forward to receiving them. Teatime is such a civilized custom. Thank you for these.” EVELYN via teatimemagazine.com “I used to subscribe to
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Letters of Hope
For the women of the Stowe family, the two words “tea unites” have served as a mantra since they started the Three Sisters Tearoom six years ago. Whenmother Jennifer Stowe and daughters Julia, Andrea, and Meredith—the tearoom’s eponymous sisters—open
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Taking Tea in Richmond
Established in 1737, Richmond, Virginia, has played to host many prominent moments in the United States’ history. From Patrick Henry’s famous, “Give me liberty, or give me death” speech to the capitol building designed by Thomas Jefferson to several
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Lovejoy’s Tearoom
In San Francisco’s Noe Valley, a delightful neighbor- hood of two- and three-story homes surrounded by hills, there’s a tearoom that truly resembles an antiques shop. No surprise: it began as one back in the 1990s. But customers far preferred tea to
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Resources for Readers
Wedgwood Bianca teapot ($379.95); Mitterteich Golden Lark footed cup and saucer set ($25.99); Kirk Stieff Quadrille sterling silver teaspoon ($43.99) from Replacements, Ltd., 800-737-5223, replacements.com. Cake stand, crystal basket, and tablecloth
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Welcome Spring
Makes approximately 9 The hints of sweet fruit and bright ginger are divine when incorporated in a fresh batch of scones. While this recipe was developed using gluten-free flour, we have included notes below on how to make these luscious treats with
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