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English Soft-boiled Eggs – An Easy Recipe

My English husband’s favorite breakfast consists of two soft-boiled eggs with slices of buttered toast on a warm plate. Adding crispy slices of bacon or sausages round out this savory British breakfast. Egg cups and egg cozies to keep the … Continue reading

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Kouign Amann – A French Pastry

Pinch me! Am I in the middle of Paris? One taste of a delicious, buttery, flaky Kouign Amann at the Breadfarm Bakery in Bow Valley, Washington, convinced me I needed to find a recipe for this French pastry. The origin … Continue reading

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A Tea Trivia Quiz

One of my favorite restaurants to sip tea with family and friends is the Abbey Garden Tea Room in the Fairhaven area in Bellingham, Washington. Established in 1998, it is a contemporary, British-styled tea room with interior décor similar to … Continue reading

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An English “Ruched” Teapot Cozy Knitting Pattern

Tea cozies can be knitted, sewn, and quilted in a large variety of designs to match one’s individual taste and kitchen décor. A teapot with an accompanying tea cozy is a fabulous gift for family members and friends on special … Continue reading

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Have a Crumpet and Tea

One wedding anniversary I’ll never forget. On a beautiful summer day, my husband and I set sail aboard the SS Princess Marguerite II, a 1948 Scottish-built steamship owned by the B.C. Steamship Company, taking tourists from Seattle, Washington to Victoria, … Continue reading

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French Palmiers

Show God’s love to your family and friends by sharing a French heart-shaped dessert with them. Served with coffee, tea, or milk, everyone will enjoy this light, crisp pastry baked to sugary perfection. And it takes two ingredients—puff pastry and … Continue reading

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Teapot Cozy – A Knitting Pattern

Teapots and their cozies keep the tea inside warm. They come in all shapes and sizes, plain and decorated. Tea connoisseurs can choose from crocheted, knitted, quilted, and sewn tea cozies to suit their taste or those of their family … Continue reading

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Sharing God’s Heart

If God is love, then why not share His love with others in a sweet way on Valentine’s Day? My recipe for Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Hearts from Special Teas by M. Dalton King might be one way to give your … Continue reading

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English Brown Betty Teapots

A cherished bit of English history resides in its traditional Brown Betty teapots. Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, a city 160 miles northwest of London, became famous for making pottery in the Middle Ages. In fact, the village was nicknamed the Potteries … Continue reading

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Anyone for a Lemon Tart?

Of all English tea desserts like scones, sticky toffee pudding, and trifle, the lemon tart is my favorite.

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