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About Laura Brienza

Laura Brienza is the author of New York's Historic Restaurants, Inns, and Taverns (Globe Pequot Press 2016) and Discovering Vintage Washington, DC (Globe Pequot Press 2015).
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Apple Cider Teas for Thanksgiving
2 years ago

Apple Cider Teas for Thanksgiving

If you want to be historically accurate this Thanksgiving, serve cider. If you want your spread to be historically accurate and unique, serve tea-infused apple cider.

The Golden Age of …
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Tea-Infused Thanksgiving Recipes
2 years ago

Tea-Infused Thanksgiving Recipes

This Thanksgiving, gather round a tea-infused table. Baking and cooking with tea this holiday will give classic Thanksgiving dishes extra flavor and interest. From main dishes to dessert, tea can …
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Tea Stocking Stuffers
2 years ago

Tea Stocking Stuffers

As Christmas approaches, it’s time to stock up on stocking stuffers. These mini gifts will fit in a stocking and delight any sophisticated, tea-loving child this Christmas.

1) Tea Socks …
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10 Tea-Infused Cookie Recipes for the Holidays
2 years ago

10 Tea-Infused Cookie Recipes for the Holidays

Christmas and Hanukah are fast approaching, which means it’s almost time to get ready to host or attend a bevy of holiday parties.  Whether you’re having a hundred people over …
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7 Tea-Infused Brownie Recipes for the Holidays
2 years ago

7 Tea-Infused Brownie Recipes for the Holidays

The winter holidays are upon us, and if you’re looking for the perfect treat to bring to the office holiday party, your family’s Hanukah celebration, or your BFF’s Christmas soiree, we’ve …
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7 Tea-Infused Cupcake Recipes for the Holidays
2 years ago

7 Tea-Infused Cupcake Recipes for the Holidays

With Hanukah and Christmas right around the corner, it’s time to get in the kitchen and bake something delicious for that party you’re hosting or the gathering you’re attending.  A …
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6 Tea-Infused Cheesecakes for the Holidays
2 years ago

6 Tea-Infused Cheesecakes for the Holidays

As the winter holidays approach and you’re planning your menu or searching for the perfect treat to contribute to a holiday party, consider bringing a tea-infused cheesecake to any soiree. Indulgent …
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8 Tea-Infused Pies for the Holidays
2 years ago

8 Tea-Infused Pies for the Holidays

Hanukah, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve are right around the corner, which means you probably have a bevy of parties to attend. It’s always in good taste to bring a …
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Holiday Gift Guide 2017
2 years ago

Holiday Gift Guide 2017

The holidays are fast approaching, which means it’s time to shop for gifts galore. Tea products and accessories are a healthy, useful gift to bestow on a friend, family member, …
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Winter Tea Accessories
2 years ago

Winter Tea Accessories

Winter is coming.  For some, it’s already here.  This season, add some seasonal teaware to your collection as a festive way to brighten up these dark, cold months.  From mugs and teapots to …
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