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World Spice Birthday Cake

Let’s see….how do you celebrate a quarter century milestone 2020 style? Go with the flow! This cake has all the flavor worthy of a 25th birthday spice cake and all the ease that comes with …

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Rooibos Banana Bread

Pairing the right drink with your food can make all the difference in the world. Have you ever had a meal where the wine shined and the food tasted better with every sip? That’s what …

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Floral Sonnets Martini

Enjoy an ice cold sip of summer! This tantalizing martini is made with a splash of our Floral Sonnets tea, which gives it amazing color and taste. This tea blend features chamomile, honeybush, ginger, cinnamon, …

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Caraway Eccles Cakes

  These tasty pastries are inspired by Eccles cakes, which take their name from the town in northwestern England. The traditional cakes are made from pastry stuffed with currants, candied citrus peel, and spices. We’ve …

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Whipped Dirty Chai

In the heat of summer, everything’s better on ice. For a cold afternoon pick-me-up, we decided to try out the trendy whipped Dalgona-style coffee… with a couple spicy additions, of course! We added vietnamese cassia …

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Sumac Strawberries with Jasmine Pearl Pound Cake

In college, a friend from Azerbaijan first introduced me to Sumac. The deep reddish-purple spice is sour and bright, and makes for a beautiful garnish. Ever since then, I’ve always thought of it as a …

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Mystic Mule

Perfect for a hot summer evening. The classic Moscow Mule needs no introduction. Fizzy and softly spicy, this delicious cocktail is typically served in a copper mug for instant ice-cold refreshment. For this variation on …

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Emerald Mojito

We’ve mixed some Mojito magic here using a simple syrup made with our Emerald Mist tea! Peppermint and spearmint are the main flavors in the syrup, along with with licorice, cloves, and ginger. Combined with …

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Barberry-Caraway Loaf

Baking bread is a delightfully rewarding cooking journey, watching what was once a blob of dough emerge as a warm loaf from the oven. This recipe is great for beginners. It’s easy and doesn’t require …

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Cooling Sencha Punch

Get ready for warm weather with this Cooling Sencha Punch! We like to keep iced tea on hand all summer long, and this combination of green and herbal makes a wonderful cocktail base. The Sencha …

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Lavender Dulce De Leche

If you’ve never had dulce de leche you’re in for a treat. Making this is as easy as boiling water, but it does require patience. The process takes three hours of monitored boiling followed by …

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The Perfect Cup: Herbal Tea

If you’re looking for a tea that isn’t tea, go herbal! All true tea comes from the same plant, Camellia sinensis, whereas herbal tisanes, also called herbal teas, are made from all manner of herbs …

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The Perfect Cup….

Tea is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world, ceding the top spot only to water, and it’s not hard to see why. There are many delicious varieties of tea, ranging in …

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DIY Chai

The chai teas from India are legendary, and the warm aroma of simmering spices will instantly transport you there. Like many great slow-foods, the perfect cup of chai can’t be reduced to an “instant” occurrence. …

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