One more day of vanilla ♥

I brought this one into work to try plain and oh! swoon!

The tea is rich, smooth, and perfect. The vanilla lends sweetness and creaminess without milk or sugar. I am in complete and total vanilla happiness! Pairs beautifully with breakfast (multigrain bagel with cream cheese).

Second steep weak but drinkable – note to self – try a pinch of fresh leaves to see if it will liven it up.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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I love to cook, bake, read, paint, knit, do needlework, and garden. I need my coffee, but I LOVE my tea. I work at an Art School, and attend a large public university doing post-bac work (my BA is in English). I’m interested in the liminal spaces between art and craft, the academic and the practical, the individual and community, and the old and the new. I’m currently exploring these ideas through the disciplines of education, literature, history, and psychology.

I enjoy writing tasting notes, but have decided not to numerically rate teas as of 9/14/10. For an explanation, see my looooong tasting note about Mountain Malt from the Simple Leaf.

My favorites:
Chinese black teas
A good “milk and sugar” English style black
Earl Grey (classic, and in all variations!)
Vanilla teas (classic, and in all variations!)
Jasmine, Rose, Violet and other froofy, flowery teas!
An Occasional Oolong
Flavored Rooibos
Herbal Tisanes

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Collingswood, NJ

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