Thursday, July 2, 2015

REPUBLIC OF TEA Downton Abbey- Mrs. Patmore's Pudding Tea


A friend let me taste this tea.  I really like it!  Plus it is fun because it is Downton Abbey!!  I am a huge fan of the show.
 
 
 
This decadent dessert tea has the homemade flavors of vanilla sponge cake drizzled with rich caramel sauce. The full-bodied base of premium black tea lends itself well to a splash of milk, making it a perfect afternoon tea to partner with puddings, scones and shortbread.
Caffeine:
Black Tea has less than half the amount of caffeine per cup than in a similar-sized cup of coffee.

Steeping Instructions

Steeping black tea is easy. Simply heat fresh, filtered water to a rolling boil. Then pour water over tea and steep for 3-5 minutes if using a tea bag or full-leaf.

Ingredients

Black tea, sweet blackberry leaves, carob bits, natural caramel and vanilla flavor


The award-winning TV series, Downton Abbey® has entranced millions of viewers and become a modern media sensation. Every episode is an explosion of drama, relationships and intrigue. Downton Abbey is home to the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants. The first two seasons follow their lives from the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 through the First World War while the later seasons follow them into the early 1920s. From the pen of Academy Award® winner Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey is the most watched drama ever on PBS!

Before church I was able to enjoy a great Sunday morning treat!  Tea and my favorite scones!!!!!  My mom made the scones that my sister in WA makes.  They are delicious.  I have included the recipe.



 Lemon Blueberry Drop Scones

1C whole wheat pastry flour
... 1C flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp grated lemon peel
1/4 tsp salt
1C Vanilla yogurt
1 T lemon juice
1 egg
1/4 C butter, melted
1 C fresh or frozen blueberries

glaze
1/2 C confectioner's sugar
1T lemon juice
1/2 tsp grated lemon peel

in a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl, combine yogurt, egg, and butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in blueberries. Drop by heaping tablespoons 2 inches apart onto a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over warm scones.



Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Tetley the fish funds his home

Mk
 
I took my nephews to Petco on Saturday night to find a fish.  We were hoping to each pick out a small fish and put them together, but found out that I had to have a heated tank to get the fish we wanted.  So we settled on a Beta.

 
Kyle, the tiger, had been to the Smucker's Jelly Jamboree...we were afraid that the pet store may keep him- hahaha

 
The boys easily settled on this Male, Double tailed Beta


 
Tetley quickly adjusted to his home



Tetley does seem to like his tea cup home!!!!
 



Dammann Freres Paris tea


I was soooo excited to get a package from my friend, Carma, in Toulouse France!!!  She sent me some tea from Paris!  I have no idea what it is- but it smells and tastes wonderful!

 
 
I looked on line- This may be the tea I got...
 

Jardin Bleu blend, tin 3,52 oz

10 00
A flavoured tea made from Chinese tea, rhubarb and wild strawberry flavours.
This blend of black teas sourced from ceylon and China flavoured with rhubareb and wild strawberry, and scattered with cornflowers petals lends a fruity note to the infusion. It can be savoured iced too.
Brewing time: 4 to 5 minutes
Ingredients: black tea, rhurbarb and wild strawberry flavors, flower petals
Net weight: 3,52 oz
 


I can tell it is a black tea and that it has strawberries in it, but beside that I am not sure....



This tea is great!!  And it makes me think of my friends in France, who I miss almost daily!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

2009 Rely for Life Orrville Tea


 
I was going through a scrap book and found these photos, I could not find any others, just these.  But, I do remember in 2009 I helped put on a Tea for Rely for Life.  My mom left the ladies borrow tea sets and things so that they could put on this tea.  I wish I could remember how many people showed up or how much was raised, yet I can't remember.  I do remember it being a lot of fun working with the ladies and serving and making the food!


Dressed for a tea party!

Quince scones!!!!


Quince Bakery & Deli
On the Square in Kidron
4776 Kidron Road, Kidron OH 44636
330.816.0233
Hours:
Tuesday - Friday, 6AM - 3PM
Saturday, 7AM - 3PM
Closed Sunday & Monday


 

Quince Bakery and Café

 
4776 Kidron Rd, Kidron, OH 44636
(330) 816-0233
 

 
 
Scones (and donuts) so good that you can't eat just one!!  You should, but you can't!!!  The office supplied these the other day and they were amazing!!!  Grab a cup of tea and before you know it the scone is gone!  Scones and tea are the best!

Country Salvage Kidron Ohio, tea


 
I went to one of my favorite salvage stores and hoped to find tea.  This store is on the Kidron Road between Kidron and Mt Hope


 
They were a low on tea the day I was there.  These shelves usually have lots of different kinds of tea and coffee, drinks.

If in the area you need to stop at the salvage store- they have all kinds of fun things there. 
 
Then once you are there, you need to go to Lehman's Hardware!!!
 
Here I am at Lehman's Hardware... I am a little biased on how great this is, because Jay is my uncle, my mom's brother.  My dad has worked here for over 35 years, and I worked here for approximately 9 years.  They have a nice selection of tea too :)
 
 
Who We Are
We're a strong handshake and a helping hand. Family owned and operated since 1955, Lehman's is here to help you live a simpler life. City or country, rural or urban, we can help you build a better future, one that values personal connections, integrity and tradition.
You'll find us in the heart of Ohio's Amish Country at our Kidron store, where our story began. For our friends who are far away, our print catalog and website give you access to hundreds of practical goods, from planting and preserving to off-grid living.
Think of us as your portal to the past.
Did you know . . .
  • Jay Lehman was the sole employee in 1955.

  • Our products have been featured in dozen of high profile Hollywood productions, such as The Gangs of New York, Cold Mountain and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.
  • We've shipped our products to over 85 countries.
  • We have over 300 vendors within 45 miles of our store.
  • Northeast Ohio has the largest population of Amish in the country, not Lancaster, PA.
  • Lehman's was started to serve the local Amish. Today, you'll find that several of our vendors are Amish craftsmen.
  • Our customer representatives are trained in various skills from using oil lamps to installing water pumps. Don't know what specialty part you need for your Aladdin lamp or water pump? Tell us what the problem is, and we can help. Just ask!

What We Do
Since 1955, we've offered simple products that simply work. It's always been that easy.
  • We value locally made and USA made products
  • We honor the past and respect tradition
  • We sell low-tech items in a high-tech world
  • We carry what others don't
  • We stock non-electrical products that are dependable and reliable

How We Got Here
Founded in 1955 by Jay Lehman to serve the local Amish, a small hardware store has grown into a versatile business that serves people all over the world.
Lehman's Retail Store
Mailing Address: PO Box 270
Kidron, OH 44636
Mapping Address: 4779 Kidron Road
Dalton, OH 44618
 

Monday, June 29, 2015

Thai tea - Thai 1 in Wooster


Okay, I have to admit my first taste of this tea and I thought it was not good.  But, I tried again and then I thought, this is kind of good.  I think it is an acquired taste.  I ended up really liking it!!!

 
I drank this tea with the basil Chicken and it was soooo good.  I recommend this restaurant in Wooster.  It is at the bottom of Hamburger Hill- for you locals....you will know where that is :)

www.thai1-wooster-ohio.com

 
I found the tea on amazon if you want to try it....