Category Archives: Cooking

Tea Diary: Week 2

Monday I didn’t make tea Monday. Monday was a blur; by the time I came home, I was falling asleep behind the wheel. I went to bed as soon as I’d eaten in the hopes of getting some much-needed sleep. … Continue reading

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Tea Diary: Week 1

Monday My husband left at 9am this morning for a summer internship two states away. He always makes my morning cuppa for me, to go, in a travel mug, so I’m going to have to learn how I like it … Continue reading

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Cooking in 2013: Freezer staples

I’ve decided to try and whip my kitchen into shape; last night I made a batch of burritos (veggie: I cooked rice in the rice cooker with seasonings and tomatoes, then added canned beans, cooked-from-frozen corn, and raw onions; I … Continue reading

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Cooking with Yami: Loco Moco-don

Cooking is pretty simple if you have good instructions. Tonight I’m cooking, something I haven’t done a lot of since I got this new job; I’m also bored as hell waiting for people to get home, so I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Tea Time 9: Celestial teabag assortment

I’m starting to run out of suppliers of loose-leaf teas, so this week we’re trying some bag teas instead. Kae picked the assortment out this week, so let’s see how he did. Sample: Lemon Zinger Herbal Tea from Celestial Seasonings … Continue reading

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Tea Time 8: More Teavana

Okay, so this time it wasn’t me, it was Chaos who got suckered into buying some samples so we’d have an even pound of tea and ended up spending $60-odd. What can I say, it’s good tea and great salespeople … Continue reading

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Tea Time 7: Ego Tea

This week: Ego Tea! We ran out of time, so only two though. Sample: Vanilla Description: A blend of China and Ceylon blacks teas, elderflowers, and the essence of vanilla been[sic]. Produces a fruity cup that is very smooth and … Continue reading

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Tea Time 9: The Last of the Adagio Teas

Why did I buy so many adagio samples? This week we have the Berry Sampler Pack. I’m having a hell of a weekend, so it might sound a bit off. Sample: Strawberry Description:A black tea with strawberry in it Preparation: 212F … Continue reading

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Tea Time 8: Teavana!

I finally splurged on some Teavana teas to review! I did herbal teas this week; I was buying black for my mornings and wanted something a little different. Because we didn’t do one last week, we’ve gone a bit overboard … Continue reading

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Tea Time 7: Tao of Tea

This week we’re looking at three types of chai by The Tao of Tea in my quest for a really good chai to wake me up in the mornings 🙂 These teas are all 100% organic, but the tins are … Continue reading

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