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Our new Tea of the Week! 03.05.12 Buttered Cranberry Orange Scone Honeybush

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Could you tell me the email to contact for entering the contests please? And yeah new teas.

Cofftea said

“Join Our Mailing List” is right on their homepage, toward the top- right side.

52teas said

Cofftea is right. You have to sign up to receive our email newsletter to participate in the contests. You can opt out at any time, but I can’t imagine why you would want to. :)

We don’t nag. We just send out an email every time we post a new tea. And more often than not, we have a contest to go along with it.

Cofftea said

I’m THRILLED to have that ordered, but what a week to be late coming out w/ it… yesterday was… well… let’s just say seeing that would have brightened my day!=D

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I’ve ordered the strawberry matcha – but I’m sorry, I can’t do the peanut butter and jelly tea. I am probably the only person alive that doesn’t like peanut butter and jelly. I like peanut butter. I like jelly. But I can’t stand peanut butter and jelly.

And… I don’t know… I’ve tried bacon tea. I’ve tried white chocolate cashew tea. I’ve tried cherry vanilla cola tea. I’ve tried Sweet Potato Pie tea.

But… peanut butter tea? I just… can’t. I don’t know why. I just can’t.

52teas said

I’m laughing out loud at this. It’s okay. Really. LOL. I know not everyone is going to love all of our teas. I guess that’s part of why we keep coming up with so many new ones. Everybody is different.

Cofftea said

The peanut butter chocolate and peanut butter chai are amazing. I can’t do this one cuz of the rooibos. A blender that can’t do peanut butter tea is interesting. To each his/her own:)

Frank: My favorite of yours is still the chocolate banana rooibos. Which is odd for me, because I’m not a huge rooibos fan. I like them ok… but, this blend is KILLER.

Also… I would love for zoomdweebies to reblend their grapefruit green tea. Please. I will write you a really nice review on the Tea Review Blog if you do that for me. Well, I’ll do that anyway. :)

Ricky admin said

I’ve ordered Strawberry matcha as well!!!

I don’t like peanut butter with jelly either! Huzzah! I’m not the only one!

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Thanks cofftea I was already signed up just kind of tired today lol.

Cofftea said

Oh we ALL have those days. I had an arguement w/ someone last Tues about her having to miss Biggest Loser due to other plans. “No, it’s Monday. It’s never on Mondays” I must have yelled about 5 times. It was Tuesday lol! Drink some tea=D Maybe matcha or chai.

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52teas said

From Facebook/Twitter:

I just had to update our inventory of our new Strawberry Matcha. The first 16 sold out within a couple of hours. I knew I had more than that, but wanted to wait until we had all of it pouched up to correct the inventory. I know we have at least 16 more pouches—and probably a little more (if we don’t sell it in our …brick and mortar store), but don’t drag your feet on this one. Our customers are snapping it up faster than you can say “Strawberry Matcha!”

Jillian said

Oooh, I’d better hurry and snag some then!

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Can you make matcha without special matcha equipment? If so, I’m tempted to order this one.

Jillian said

I sorting of hedging my bet that you can manage with an ordinary bowl and a metal stirring whisk. ;)

Cofftea said

You could… not sure of the quality though…

You can use a fork to stir the matcha, but it won’t frothy the way that matcha does with the chasen. The first couple of servings of matcha that I had, I made this way, it works… it’s just not quite as foamy… but it is still tasty. Just be prepared to stir… a lot!

I did it! It’s been in a tab all evening that I kept looking at and pondering to get or not to get. I’ve been waiting for a 52 Teas tea that really said you want to try me a lot. Cofftea has raved about matcha and the Mandarin Matcha. So I saw this and interest was sufficiently piqued. If I end up needing a whisk to get it mixed without being lumpy, I bet World Market has one cheaply. I do have a tiny cooking whisk that might work.

i’m going to use a whisk and bowl, not quite sure i love matcha enough yet to get the whole shebang

Chrine: the mandarin matcha IS really good. I love it, and I think I’m kind of hoarding it at the moment! LOL
I did look at World Market for a whisk recently because I was looking for a gift for a friend of mine. I couldn’t find one there. However, I bought one online at boulder tea:
http://www.bouldertea.com/teaware.html#tea_ceremony_sets
First Class shipping is free. It arrived promptly, too!

I was just in Whole Foods today and saw a Chasen whisk for just 12.99. I wish they had this a few months ago!

SoccerMom said

I’m thinking of trying my hand held milk frother (aerolatte). I too am waiting on my Strawberry Matcha order to come in and have never made Matcha and so I watched some videos and some people used their little handheld milk frothers. BTW they are not very expensive.

Ricky admin said

Haha, that’s what I used =] It works great.

SoccerMom said

I just wanted to let ya’ll know that I saw the bodum handheld milk frother at World Market today for $9.99.

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Erin said

Rick Rolled on April Fool’s Day!

AGHH! Thanks, Frank.

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Cofftea said

Frank, would you mind please introducing the new TOTW in a comment instead of editing the thread topic?… it’s a lot more confusing (at least for me) to follow convo that way. Not to mention it took me 5 min. to try to hunt down (what I thought was) the new comment before I just happened to see that the subject was edited. Thanks.

52teas said

Funny. Someone else wanted me to edit the subject rather than make them dig through all of the comments. I was going to create a new post every week, but someone else thought that was spamming. I guess I can’t win.

Cofftea said

lol yeah I definitely think a separate thread is spammish. As for the person that doesn’t want to dig, they could just go to the end of the thread for the most recent blend, or use the search feature for the blend name or date. But then again I don’t think some people are using the search I’ve typed “why don’t you check out such and such thread that already exists” so many times. I think editing the subject would actually mean the need for more “digging” cuz since each section of the thread wouldn’t be labeled clearly, as the weeks go on and the subject would get changed it would be hard to figure out what blend is being talked about. Just some thoughts:)

Jillian said

I honestly don’t think it’s that confusing having the main topic edited. Frank adds the date of each tea release so it’s pretty obvious that it’s the most recent one.

Either way, it’s ultimately up to Frank to decided how he wants to post on this forum. :)

editing the name would mean i could be lazy and not actually click into the thread…

Cofftea said

Amazon V: That’s an interesting thought… I just was thinking not changing the thread info- not the subject line. I’d still have to click on it to turn it from blue back to white though.

Angrboda said

I would think the original post would be the obvious place to update, as he’s doing now. It would definitely be the first place I’d look, not in a collection of 100+ comments. And you can’t even say, ‘but it would always be the last comment’ because that would only work if nobody else commented ever. Most people don’t have time to check the boards constantly, so for them it would just mean more time spent hunting for the relevant comment.

Cofftea said

No Angrboda, it wouldn’t be the last comment- but if everyone used the “reply” button it would be the last grouping of comments. I’m just thinking continuing to do it the way he normally has would make it easier to read, say, 3 weeks from now when all the TOTW are old. W/ the new way, most of the postings seem to be terribly off topic and could create confusion for new members.

Jason admin said

@all: It was me who asked Frank to keep it in one thread to avoid anything that was overly promotional. But we still want to help people find out about 52teas new creations each week, so keep the posts coming.

@52teas: I think making the main topic say something about the your company and the fact that you post a new tea every week, then listing that week’s tea with the date is a good idea. Then just edit the date for each new feature. That way we can keep all of the related comments in one thread and it will still be “bumped” to the top for each new tea.

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The chocolate raisin tea sounds too delish!

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Erin said

The Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Honeybush is extremely tempting…!

i know! once i try two more 52 teas i already have here (and decide if i need to bulk up) i think i am going to cave sigh frank my wallet hates you but my taste buds think your the bees knees

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