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Hot Toddies for Cold Weather

It’s cold season, and we’ve got a classic and delicious way to feel better right away: hot toddies!  Manish and Lisa take you through the history of hot toddies, classic recipes, and tea-based versions of the drink. Read more…

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Mmmmm… Maya Tea Mead!

The first time I tried mead was in Flagstaff, a little college town tucked into the pines at the base of Arizona’s tallest mountain.  I was on vacation, visiting one of my closest girlfriends and her husband.  One early afternoon, Tony (the husband) handed me a glass of what looked like liquor.  I gave him my most incredulous look and pointed at the high-reaching hands of the clock.  “You’re on vacation!” he argued.  I shook my head.  “Maybe if it was a beer,” I said, “but you can’t start me off this early with liquor.  I’ll never make it through the day.”  He pushed the glass under my nose—“It’s mead, not liquor.  I made it.  Myself.”  Oh, hell—I thought.  He made it.  I was obligated. Read more…

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