I promised myself I would start packing for IACP this morning. I’ve pulled the suitcase out of the basement and set aside a few outfits. I’ve chosen a book for the bus and my iPod is charging. And I’ve packed up some tea. Because we all know I can’t be without my tea. I have [...]
*This giveaway is now closed. The winner is announced at the end of this post.* I love tea, in case you haven’t noticed. I especially love a hot mug of chai with some milk and sweetener. But in the summer, it isn’t the most fitting for the weather. And I turn to iced tea. So [...]
I was on a bit of a cookie-baking kick yesterday. Since the oven was already on and I had to wait for the sugar cookies to cool before decorating, I decided to make up a batch of matcha green tea shortbread using the matcha I received from Mighty Leaf.
The classic buttery shortbread flavor gets a twist from the earthy taste of the tea. If you aren’t a fan of matcha, you may want to decrease the amount of tea to 2 T instead of 3. But definitely leave at least some of it in if you have it, because it adds a depth of flavor when combined with the white chocolate.
I adore tea. That is no secret.
A lot of my friends and family members love tea, too, though maybe not to the crazy extent that I do. So what better handmade holiday gift for them than a sample of my favorite teas?
Making tea gifts like this yourself is simple and doesn’t have to cost much at all!
Dan and I spent our weekend in Heather’s little village, figuring we’d keep her company while her ankle healed. There was Rockula, West Wing, and Law and Order involved, along with funfetti cupcakes and handmade pizza. And of course, some craftiness in preparation for Handmade Christmas 2010.
One of the highlights of the weekend? Saturday’s lunch at the Whistling Kettle tea house.
And the winner of the Mighty Leaf Tea Giveaway is…
Congrats, Melissa! Send me your mailing info, and we’ll get you your winnings!
As you know, I not only love tea, but I have a thing for canning as well. It seemed natural, then, to make some tea jelly with some of the tea that Mighty Leaf was kind enough to send me. I should point out that this was my first attempt at making jelly. So [...]
I love tea. If you’ve been reading Savvy Eats for awhile, you know that I’m not kidding. I mean, I wrote a whole week’s worth of posts about the topic! So when Mighty Leaf offered to send me a sampling of their tea, I jumped at the chance. I’ve always loved the rich, full-body of [...]