Posts

Showing posts from June, 2017

July Tea Table Chat!

Image
So What Is Going On In StudioE Tea Salon?

Happy 4th of July America!     4th of July tea party


  It is a colorful time to prepare the house to celebrate Independence Day.  Why not take that old American flag out of it's triangle case and honor it by mounting it on the wall.   For the 4th,  put it on full display in all of it's red, white, and blue glory.
   I love my blue and white porcelain tea set and I find it perfect to represent of the holiday.




So my dear friends, enjoy you summer time tea and stay cool!

June In The Studio!

Image
June is National Iced Tea Month.    June 10 is designated as National Iced Tea Day!



 Legend has it that a tea vendor at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis popularized the drink. 
 Richard Blechynden, director of the East India pavilion, became frustrated as he tried to offer samples of hot tea under the simmering Missouri sun. In an attempt to boost consumption, he circulated and chilled the tea through a series of lead pipes immersed in ice.



 The resulting cool, refreshing beverage was a hit with fair goers, and the iced drink became popular throughout the United States. Be sure to always call it iced tea rather than ice tea. Tea with ice in it is an iced beverage.
 So,we have the 1904 World’s Fair to thank for the lift-off in popularity of iced tea. That exceedingly hot summer meant fair goers were looking to cool down and what better way than with a glass of iced tea.
By the First World War, Americans were buying tall glasses, which became commonly known as iced-tea glasses, lon…