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Super-Honey Whole Wheat Pound Cake

As I mentioned in the previous entry, afternoon tea has been a big success for us.  I like an excuse to bake frilly things like cakes and scones, as well as having a snack when my husband and I get home rather than having to plunge right into making dinner.  And when I’m exhausted (which, […]

Teatime, the Cure for What Ails You

I’ve been sick as all get-out this week; missed three days of work!  Still, I managed to make afternoon tea happen as planned, and some nice orange spice tea was just the thing for my congested head and sore throat.  The new recipes I tried this week (Smitten Kitchen’s Poppy Seed Lemon Cake and Joy […]

New Years Resolution: More Tea!

After a lovely Christmas visit to my parents in Illinois (two whole weeks!), I return to my regular life renewed and refreshed.  The combination of a lovely tea at the Drake Hotel and the receipt of a gorgeous electric teakettle to replace my 8-year-old plastic model has forged a clear path to my New Years […]