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drank Vanilla Comoro by Harney & Sons
1112 tasting notes

Good Morning Steepsterites! I survived Thanksgiving! I cooked for 22. We managed to offer a relaxed, leisurely paced over five hour feast on Thursday for our guests. I made the traditional Italian American twist on Thanksgiving by having first antipasti, then Escarole soup (some people call it Italian Wedding soup) then ravioli course, then the Turkey and all the trimmings course. Dessert ended the meal, and I was smiling and tired. Like every year, I barely ate a thing because as soon as I served a course, I was working on getting everything ready for the next one!

The real fun for me comes on the next day. Leftovers! I always make extra so I can slowly savor the different dishes. I had a heaping plate of sausage stuffing and gravy with a side of sweet potatoes for lunch yesterday. For dinner, the ravioli with a huge side of broccoli rabe. While we were watching a movie, Vanilla Comoro and a slice of homemade pecan pie!

I’ve praised Vanilla Comoro over and over on this site :) but I also want to say that I am very THANKFUL for it. I am so grateful that Harney and Sons offers such a full flavored decaf tea, and I am so happy that I was introduced to it by the wonderful ashmanra. I am so thrilled that I get to share it with all of you through tasting notes. As I drank my tea and ate my pie, I thought of you all, and felt very thankful indeed.

Preparation
Boiling 4 min, 0 sec
gmathis

Wowie kazowie on the dinner…however, I’ll bet you did not make, as I did, an exploding pumpkin pie. Recipe as posted on Facebook: make pie according to package directions. Leave to cool on stovetop. Turn on wrong burner because new stove is arranged differently from the one you’ve been using for years. Wait for explosive, shattering crash as Pyrex pan bursts into thousands of tiny shards. Serves none.

I’m sure a little Comoro would;ve improved the flavor :)

JacquelineM

Oh no! It sounds like something the Weasley twins would have dreamed up for their shop! Exploding Pumpkin Pie! Add some excitement to your family holidays! Fizzing whipped creme topping sixpence extra.

I hope it wasn’t too awful to clean up. We only had one broken glass, and shockingly I didn’t break it! :)

ashmanra

You are amazing!

Rabs

That is astounding. Your dinner sounds beyond amazing! I think that I only have a small sample of this. I think that I need to order an actual tin…after I drink down more of my cupboard (at least the tisanes/decafs).

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gmathis

Wowie kazowie on the dinner…however, I’ll bet you did not make, as I did, an exploding pumpkin pie. Recipe as posted on Facebook: make pie according to package directions. Leave to cool on stovetop. Turn on wrong burner because new stove is arranged differently from the one you’ve been using for years. Wait for explosive, shattering crash as Pyrex pan bursts into thousands of tiny shards. Serves none.

I’m sure a little Comoro would;ve improved the flavor :)

JacquelineM

Oh no! It sounds like something the Weasley twins would have dreamed up for their shop! Exploding Pumpkin Pie! Add some excitement to your family holidays! Fizzing whipped creme topping sixpence extra.

I hope it wasn’t too awful to clean up. We only had one broken glass, and shockingly I didn’t break it! :)

ashmanra

You are amazing!

Rabs

That is astounding. Your dinner sounds beyond amazing! I think that I only have a small sample of this. I think that I need to order an actual tin…after I drink down more of my cupboard (at least the tisanes/decafs).

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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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