Afternoon Tea Setting

A Proper Afternoon Individual Tea Setting

Tea Travels!™… A Proper Afternoon Individual Tea Setting by Ellen Easton ©2014 – All Rights Reserved   A properly set afternoon tea table setting should not be a daunting task. … Continued

Afternoon and High Tea History

Afternoon and High Tea History

History of High Tea – History English Afternoon Tea – Tea Etiquette     High Tea is often a misnomer.  Most people refer to afternoon tea as high tea because … Continued

Andra's Southern Sweet Tea

Andra’s Southern Sweet Tea Recipe

Southerners swear by their traditional Southern sweet tea and drink it by the gallons.  In the Southern states, ice tea is not just a summertime drink, it is served year … Continued

Avocado Shake

Avocado Shake Recipe

Avocado Shake is so subtle and very addictive – I love avocados!  Like most Americans, I had only used them in savory dishes, and a shake made with avocados sounded … Continued

Angelina Hot Chocolate

Best Hot Chocolate Recipes

Hot Chocolate Recipes  The Secrets of Making Hot Chocolate like a Professional   Anybody can make a cup of hot cocoa, but did you know that everyone can also make … Continued

Bubble Tea

Bubble Tea Recipe

  Finally there is a drink that is fun to eat – Bubble Tea!   Move over trendy coffee drinks and make way for the Bubble Tea craze!   Southerners have always known that … Continued

Buffet Tea For Easy Entertaining

Buffet Tea For Easy Entertaining

Tea Travels!™… A Buffet Tea for Easy Entertaining Excerpt from AFTERNOON TEA – TIPS, TERMS and TRADITIONS by Ellen Easton ©2006-2012 – All Rights Reserved   Check out more of Ellen … Continued

Chai Tea

Chai Tea, Masala Chai – Spiced Milk Tea Recipe

Chai Tea, pronounced with a long “i” as in the word tie, is the actual word for tea in many countries.  The word “Chai” literally means “tea” to much of … Continued

Cherry Lemonade

Cherry Lemonade Recipe

  This thirst-quenching pink Cherry Lemonade uses cherry juice to get the pretty pink hue and light flavor. Why serve the same boring lemonade that all the kids on the … Continued

coffee drinks

Coffee Drink Calories

Have you added up your favorite coffee drink calories?   Your favorite coffee drink calories may surprise you!  Specialty coffee drinks are like a dessert, not something you should consume … Continued

Coffee Jelly

Coffee Jelly Recipe

Coffee Jelly gives you the punch of a cup of coffee in a delicious dessert –  Surprise your guests with this delicious dessert. This interesting and great tasting gelatin dessert … Continued

Cranberry Jalapeno Granita

Cranberry Jalapeno Granita Recipe

Cranberry Jalapeno Granita is a non-alcoholic recipe that is a fun and delicious addition to any holiday party or meal.  Adults and children alike will enjoy this special treat at … Continued

Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca

Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca Recipe

Agua Fresca de Pepino y Calabacin   My daughters came across this unique and very refreshing Cucumber Zucchini Agua Fresca at a local farmer’s market this weekend.  This drink really … Continued

Infused Wate

Cucumber, Lavender, Mint Infused Water Recipe

 Making Infused or Spa Waters Many spas serve fancy waters like this Cucumber, Lavender, Mint Infused Water.  Infused Waters or Spa Waters are so simple to make, plus they are so … Continued

Date Shake

Date Shake History and Recipe

Date Milkshake is a tasty culinary creation, which is commonly made in the date-growing region, near Palm Springs, southern California.  These shakes may sound strange, but date shakes are fabulous!   … Continued