The Teacup

My Favorite Herb Garden Tea

I often walk my herb garden with a colander.  It’s fun to gather sprigs of fresh herbs for my teapot.  Sometimes I harvest a bit of thyme and mint to give me energy for the day ahead.  Other times I reach for  chamomile, lemon balm, and  a bit of mint to bring calm.  My body […]

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A Cup of Rosemary Tea

Years ago I lived on a 20 acre citrus farm in central California.  An acre of this land was devoted to growing herbs. I planted parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme along with lavender, lemon balm, aloe, and so many others. Though our citrus was sold to grocery stores up and down the west coast, we […]

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What is a Tea Bowl?

A Tea Bowl is a tasty potpourri of spices and herbs. Last November I made my first bowl. It’s a blend of dried bay leaves, chunks of cinnamon, cloves, and dried orange slices. Sometimes I add small cuttings of rosemary fresh from the garden.  The amazing fragrance warms my kitchen and ushers in the spirit […]

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