Friday, September 19, 2008

Tea With A Twist

Summer begins to wane, so I have reinstated our cool weather tradition of making all of us a cup of hot tea in the evenings. I was excited to try something new from the stockpile accumulated over the last several months. Tonight it was Lipton Herbal "Ginger Twist": not bad but a little too overpowering for my taste.

A few months back, I bought flavored coffee creamer to drink straight. Oh yes, I know that sounds horribly wrong, but it's not illegal (yet). I have a liking for rich, unhealthy, artery-clogging things. Plus, I have delicious memories of when Mom used to let us kids have a small taste as she was pouring it into her coffee. When we see the tiny, cute containers at restaurants or hotels, we allow Kylen to drink one as a special treat.

I thought, "Why not buy a whole bottle and enjoy it in small amounts now and then?" Greg has become rather fond of the stuff and will purchase two or three bottles at a time. That's how we came to have International Delight Coffee Creamer: Limited Edition Pumpkin Pie Spice even though no one here drinks coffee.

Long story short, I tried adding it to my ginger tea, and it was perfectly delicious! I'm trying to come up with a good name. Any ideas?


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Unknown said...

Don't you just love the change of summer into fall. Autumn is my favourite time of year! I love the crisp air and baking more! I am so excited to have fall here. Hope you are enjoying a beautiful 1st day of Autumn!

Kelli said...

Happy First Day of Fall! How about Pumpkin Ginger Spice tea? :0)

Anonymous said...

How about "pumpkin ginger pie?"

Grace said...

Hello, Farrah!

I'm Gayle's daughter, Gracy. I was just stopping by to say "hi". :) I luv tea, too. Our family really likes "Good Earth" & "Scripture Tea". That's funny, I just posted on tea! I guess it really is that time of year, isn't it?

Have a lovely day! :)


Anonymous said...

Just dropping by to say hi again!