Every autumn I look forward to a drink that is second only to tea: Spiced Cider! Here's how I make it for my family.
There is nothing quite like iced tea to refresh your body during the hottest of summer months. But don't let yourself be limited to just tea. We've found many botanicals that are naturally caffeine free, delicious, and can be enjoyed as iced tea or made into a simple syrup and served like an italian soda.… Continue reading Refreshing Summer Tea Blends
Since it arrived, everyone in the shop has been dreaming up new ways to use Coffee Cherry Tea. Of course all the usual tea steeping ways. Iced tea with an elder flower syrup is phenomenal and definitely a favorite. Coffee Cherry Iced Tea 7g coffee cherry tea (heaping teaspoon) 4oz just boiled water Steep 5… Continue reading Experimenting with Coffee Cherry Tea
For book club this month I read Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina, and Stress Relief by David Winston and Steven Maimes, which was a pretty interested read. According to the authors, the three things that are key in an herb being considered an "adaptogen" is that it is 1) Tonic - can be taken daily long… Continue reading Recipe: Holy Basil Pesto
Making your own garlic oil is easy. Here is how I mixed up a batch in my kitchen.