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Budget Friendly Ways to Jazz Up Your Iced Tea

This time of year Iced Tea is everywhere. Here in Florida we drink it year round, but in the good old summer time it is absolutely necessary. Now there are two basic ways to make great iced tea that are easy to learn and produce slightly different, but always tasty results. You can check out my Quic
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The BIG misconception about Orange Pekoe

What comes to your mind when you hear the term Orange Pekoe? The lovely aroma of citrus and orange blossoms? A delicious tea that tastes of oranges?In fact, the term really has absolutely nothing to do with the orange fruit. According to James Norwood Pratt's "Tea Dictionary" the correct definition
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Black Tea and Then Some

Have you ever looked into your cup of Black Tea and wondered where it comes from?There are literally thousands of different types of Black Teas produced everyday all over the globe. Their main commonality is the crucial step during the processing of the leaves called "oxidation". This is where the t
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How to Have Dessert Without Feeling Guilty

You have come to the end of a very long day and you just finished dinner. You look down at your empty plate and think...Hmmm I would love a little something sweet right now. Personally this happens to me almost every evening.If this sounds like you, don't worry. I have a delicious answer that you ca
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The Quick and Easy Guide to Great Iced Tea

The first printed sweet tea recipe (iced tea) appeared in 1879 in a community cookbook called Housekeeping in Old Virginia, by Marion Cabell Tyree. However, it was the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis where it was popularized. Richard Blechynden had a pavilion in which he was offering free hot tea. D
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Five Amazing Ways that Tea Brings People Together

Tea not only has an incredibly rich history, but it also happens to be the number two drink in the world. It comes in second only to water. Tea in some form has been around for more than four thousand years so as you can imagine, it has engendered a myriad of traditions across many cultures.In China
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