Recipes – Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies
Source: Food Network
Makes 2 dozen cookies

Another cookie that’s perfect for holiday baking needs, although they’re really good any time of the year :)

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TEA 101 – Food and Tea Pairings

Source: Kaleisia Tea Lounge

I recently acquired a book titled Tea Cuisine: A New Approach to Flavoring Contemporary and Traditional Dishes by Joanna Pruess. It obviously includes a variety of recipes but also covers some general tea knowledge and history. One of the little bonuses comes from contributor John Harney of Harney & Sons Fine Teas fame. He has compiled a list of teas that pair well with certain types of foods. The theory is that, just like wines, teas can bring out that extra special something in your dishes.

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