Diez de Mayo, Sabado 2008


BYOT! Enter TeaChat here, you never know what you may find!

The Pink Monkey asks, "besides sipping, what else do you do with your tea, the one you do most?"

Medicinal
4
11%
Scenting
0
No votes
Cooking
8
21%
Crafting
2
5%
Spa treatments...TeaBath anyone?
4
11%
ummm, smokin'
5
13%
Other
15
39%
 
Total votes : 38

Postby Chip » May 10th, '08, 22:02

henley wrote:
Victoria wrote:
ShinCha wrote:
Victoria wrote:Welcome ShinCha!! We drink a lot of oolongs around here. Maybe you should join a green board. :wink:


Hmmm, I thought this was the green tea board :wink: :lol: :twisted:


Ummm...


:wink:

Hmmm, who, else tried shincha today?:wink:
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Postby Victoria » May 10th, '08, 22:23

ShinCha wrote:
henley wrote:
Victoria wrote:
ShinCha wrote:
Victoria wrote:Welcome ShinCha!! We drink a lot of oolongs around here. Maybe you should join a green board. :wink:


Hmmm, I thought this was the green tea board :wink: :lol: :twisted:


Ummm...


:wink:
I
Hmmm, who else, tried shincha today? :wink:

me
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Postby henley » May 10th, '08, 22:42

Victoria wrote:This afternoon I had a ginger peach white tea.

Was that the ginger orange peach white from NM Tea? I'm drinking it now. I tossed in a sugar cube {ducks} & it's not bad. Don't know that I'll reorder it, though.

Waiting on the edge of my seat to see the results of the challenge!!! :wink:
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Postby Victoria » May 10th, '08, 22:56

henley wrote:
Victoria wrote:This afternoon I had a ginger peach white tea.

Was that the ginger orange peach white from NM Tea? I'm drinking it now. I tossed in a sugar cube {ducks} & it's not bad. Don't know that I'll reorder it, though.

Waiting on the edge of my seat to see the results of the challenge!!! :wink:


Yes, that would be the one! The delicate white tea flavor is lost, but over all it's not bad, as you say. :D

Yes, will he or won't he, that is the question????
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Postby Chip » May 10th, '08, 23:11

Victoria wrote:
henley wrote:
Victoria wrote:This afternoon I had a ginger peach white tea.

Was that the ginger orange peach white from NM Tea? I'm drinking it now. I tossed in a sugar cube {ducks} & it's not bad. Don't know that I'll reorder it, though.

Waiting on the edge of my seat to see the results of the challenge!!! :wink:


Yes, that would be the one! The delicate white tea flavor is lost, but over all it's not bad, as you say. :D

Yes, will he or won't he, that is the question????


This challenge may have to wait til tomorrow since it is after 11 PM at this writing.

I accept the challenge, but will have some POM juice nearby, just in case.
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Postby Chip » May 10th, '08, 23:14

We used to think Pentox and Olivierco were one or at least twins.

I begin to wonder now about Victoria and Henley!!! :twisted:
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Postby Cinnamon Kitty » May 10th, '08, 23:50

Victoria wrote:CK post your cup pic!!!


I'll post a quick one now and post better pictures of my cup when I have access to a better camera next weekend. At least I figured out how to use my camera phone, which does not give the glaze justice at all. The outside color is turquoise green and black speckle and the inside is a pale spring green. It has indents on either side for holding it. The cup holds a little over 5oz of liquid. I found at a local store that sells pieces by artists in the area for all of $6. The flowers in the brandy snifter are purple lilacs that I picked yesterday. In the cup is some Fukamushi Sencha Supreme. Not as pretty as Salsero's pictures but as good I could do for now.

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Postby Salsero » May 11th, '08, 00:37

Ending this TeaDay on a cool note, Devites has posted a YouTube performance of his own piano solo tribute to Shincha. Worth a listen, guys. The portal lies below:



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Postby jim109 » May 11th, '08, 00:55

Started with Yunnan Gold, made my wife some Kusmi Anastasia(she is comming around to tea!). Had some Dragonwell to settle my stomach. I chose "other", but interesting to know you can mulch your houseplants with the leaves!!. Thanks jim
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Postby Ed » May 11th, '08, 01:01

Today's poll was decidedly kinky. :|
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Postby Pentox » May 11th, '08, 01:16

ShinCha wrote:We used to think Pentox and Olivierco were one or at least twins.

I begin to wonder now about Victoria and Henley!!! :twisted:


We are borg. You will be assimilated and steeped.
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Postby Victoria » May 11th, '08, 01:32

Pentox wrote:
ShinCha wrote:We used to think Pentox and Olivierco were one or at least twins.

I begin to wonder now about Victoria and Henley!!! :twisted:


We are borg. You will be assimilated and steeped.


LOL!! Funny.

Looks good CK, you are a step ahead of me, I can't figure out how to get pictures off my phone.
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Postby chamekke » May 11th, '08, 01:43

Pentox wrote:We are borg. You will be assimilated and steeped.


All thanks to the Federation, by the way.

It's a little-known fact that when Picard was assimilated, the entire Borg collective developed a sudden, overwhelming craving for Earl Grey tea (hot).
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Postby Victoria » May 11th, '08, 01:52

chamekke wrote:
Pentox wrote:We are borg. You will be assimilated and steeped.


All thanks to the Federation, by the way.

It's a little-known fact that when Picard was assimilated, the entire Borg collective developed a sudden, overwhelming craving for Earl Grey tea (hot).


Is that why Chip has been putting bergamot in his shincha?
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Postby omegapd » May 11th, '08, 02:26

henley wrote:Made a large pot of Monk's Blend Organic for bfast this morning. Everybody liked it so I will definitely be reordering. Omegapd, have you tried this one? It's got a very smooth flavor w/no bitterness. I got it from NM Tea.


Nope. You say it's unflavored? Most Monk's Blends have grenadine added to it and I hate that stuff so never even looked at the description. I'll have to check it out. Thanks for the heads up!

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