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Apple Cider Teas for Thanksgiving
1 month 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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History 101: The Boston Tea Party
7 months ago

History 101: The Boston Tea Party

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As you celebrate the 4th of July, take a few moments to think about how tea is responsible for the freedom you enjoy every day. We’re talking of course about …
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Tea Smugglers: 18th Century Bad Boys
12 months ago

Tea Smugglers: 18th Century Bad Boys

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It’s very easy to get a cup of tea in England. But it wasn’t always that way. In the 1700s, tea was so expensive that only aristocrats could afford it. …
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How Taking Tea Sans Sugar Meant Opposing Slavery
12 months ago

How Taking Tea Sans Sugar Meant Opposing Slavery

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Today, sprinkling a spoonful of sugar into your tea doesn’t say much about your views on human trafficking. But in the late 18th century in England, it did.

In 1791, …
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