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Gifts, Discounts, Thanks, and Happy Holidays to All!

We have had a lot of fun this year; we just celebrated (quietly) our second anniversary. In honor of that mark, and of course much more because ’tis the season, we offer the following discounts through the 24th: tea elephant plus tea tin (filled): $4 off. any 2 bags of coffee, whole bean or ground: […]

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Stones in Green Coffee

These are stones that I found in a 5-pound roast of coffee from Papua New Guinea. The difficulty in finding them, as you can probably see, is that they are usually just about the size of coffee beans, and often they are similar in color. So just to sort and remove stones from a small […]

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How to Drink Coffee

We all know how to drink coffee; it’s the opposite of whistling. You just bring the cup to your lips and sip, slurp, etc. But have you tried letting the coffee cool to room temperature, tasting it as it cools? A few days ago I tried this with our Brazilian Daterra made as a pour-over. […]

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Make a Tea Elephant a Key Element

in your gift shopping. Each elephant is filled with tea bags of a specific variety, e.g. Earl Grey and High Grown Kenyan Black Tea. All teas are Rainforest Alliance certified, which means that woodlands, natural forests, and wetlands are preserved on the farms. Excellent tea in a unique container that can serve after consuming all […]

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Happy Birthday in the Store

After I (RT) returned from 2 weeks of vacation in the American Southwest, from Las Vegas to national parks at Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce Canyon, and Zion, I had a lot of catching up to do. Lara and the gang did a tremendous job while I was gone, especially because we had 2 big catering orders […]

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Food for your thoughts and stomachs

We now have a lot more food in the store. Ok, maybe not something as nice as in the picture–but not as expensive, either! We now have hot breakfast sandwiches, string cheese, hummus and pretzels, yogurt, lunch sandwiches, and cold cereals. Of course, we still have the great scones and muffins made by Arabian Nights, […]

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