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Eddie’s Tea Chronicles: Vintage Tea Ads, Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: “Vintage” is really superfluous: there’s no doubt these are from a very, very different era.    

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Eddie’s Tea Chronicles: Five Tea Brewing Tips

Eddie Pensier writes: Green and white tea should be brewed at lower water temperatures (75-80* degrees Celsius) than black or herbal tea (boiling 100 degree water). Too-hot water can burn the more delicate leaves and cause a bitter, over-extracted brew. … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Tea Chronicles: Confessions Of A Flavored Tea Lover

Eddie Pensier writes: I love flavored ┬átea. There, I said it. Bona fide tea snobs will shudder at this statement. These days it’s all about the pure, the single-origin, the unadulterated. It’s more sincere and authentic, and as we all … Continue reading

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