A Visit to Harney & Sons SoHo

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Harney & Sons SoHo Tea Shop & Tasting Room

When we traveled to Manhattan last month we did have one goal that had to be accomplished. It could not be missed. Visiting Harney & Sons SoHo Shop & Tasting Room. I fell for Harney teas after having their Paris blend with my delicious French toast at Cantine Parisienne, which sadly now is closed. I […]

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Post by . Originally published November 13, 2013. Last updated July 14, 2018.

The Malvern Buttery

Food, Travel

Inside the Malvern Buttery.

The Malvern Buttery is turning cafe and bakery dining on its head. The suburban Philly cafe doesn’t just do high quality artisan baked goods, feel good foods that are sourced locally and expertly brewed teas. (And I’ve heard the coffee’s pretty good, too.) It is how the Malvern cafe executes their business that is a […]

Visit to: Coffee and Tea Festival NYC 2017

Food, Travel

coffee and tea festival nyc 2017

What is better than a hot cup of coffee or tea on a snowy winter’s day? How about sampling dozens of different coffees and teas? This past weekend my husband and I took the ferry to NYC and trekked to Brooklyn. The annual Coffee and Tea Festival was being held in the Greenpoint neighborhood of […]

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Post by . Originally published March 22, 2017. Last updated July 9, 2017.

5 Fantastic Bagged Tea You Should Try

Food

5 fantastic bagged teas to try

Loose tea is all the rage these days. Recently, I explored five great loose teas that you should be brewing up. But what about the old standard: bagged tea! We can’t forget our old friend. You can’t argue with the on-the-go convenience of bagged tea. And these days, tea drinkers aren’t limited to bland bagged […]

5 Loose Tea to Try

Food

Coffee and Tea Trends

While beer enthusiasts are busy trying every beer known to man, tea is more my speed. Tea has seen such a resurgence in popularity in recent years. Loose tea seems more popular than ever. Part of the fun of being a tea drinker is being able to try lots of different teas. No two taste […]

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Post by . Originally published April 6, 2016. Last updated July 15, 2018.

French Toast

Food

French Toast

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say something controversial. It may cause me to be disowned by my own mother. However, it’s something I feel strongly and am willing to stand behind. French toast does not need cinnamon. In fact, I’d go so far as to say many recipes need less […]