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Lucy Knisley - CHAI!

Lucy Knisley - CHAI!
Oh sweet! I'm totally going to use this, thanks. if you go to middle eastern stores, or even indian stores cardamon is waaay waaaaay cheaper. stop buying ethnic ingredients at chain grocery stores- they over charge!! same goes with pomegranate juice... or figs... or dates. I love it when your comics take a turn to the psychedelic side... Holy cow I'm doing this the second I get home from work. Ok, yeah, definitely making a bigger batch next time. I used to get the best Chai tea from the cafe at Borders when I worked there, for some reason I've never had better! Yeah, they had great Chai...then their cafes became Seattle's Best and the good Chai could never be had again. are you planning to publish a book of the various comic recipes you've been making? Twinings had a nice Indian Spice Chai in tea bags, which is nice. Oh wow this is the coolest recipe ever! Cardamom is a lovely, lovely spice, and makes a fabulous spiced sweetened bread. I can't WAIT to try this recipe now. try Oregon Chai.

7 Steps to Sell Anything to Anyone | It’s astonishing to me when I have a discussion with most copywriters, marketers and entrepreneurs and they desperately look for the best approach to communicate or market a written message – when the most obvious tools are staring them right in the face. What’s even more bewildering to me is that many of them have to look for the “best way” to motivate prospects to purchase their product or services – instead of first understanding what automatically actuates them to act. If you haven’t judged what the most noticeable tools are that’s staring you right in the face, its unconscious psychological devices – more particularly, the thinking habits of every brain on the face of the planet earth. The idea of mind control has always been tempting to copywriters, salespeople, marketers and entrepreneurs. 1. There’s something magical that occurs when you tell a story. 2. Here’s the posture: “You already wish for and own this product and let me explain you what it’s like to.” 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 1. 2.

Step-by-Step: Amazing Spiced Chai Concentrate Warm spices, strong tea and steamed milk swirling around in my tummy make chai lattes a favorite during the winter months. It warms me from the inside out in a way that puts coffee and tea to shame. Unfortunately, the chai concentrate from certain coffee chains is too sweet. But there is something better. It never occurred to me to make my own chai. Here are the ingredients you’ll need: cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, star anise, cloves, black pepper, nutmeg, orange zest, tea bags, brown sugar, honey, and vanilla. Start by bringing 4 1/2 cups water to the boil on the stove. Then you need some orange zest. The recipe says to use a piece of ginger. Once the water has come to a boil, remove the pot from the heat and add the tea bags. Then add your cinnamon sticks (we only add two—it just looks like we’re using four because we broke them in half). Then add your star anise and seven cardamom pods. Add sugar, vanilla and honey and then let this steep for 15-20 minutes. Thanks again, thecatnipcat!

eat make readCategory: best of 2008 This was originally posted on June 30, 2008. Simple and delicious. This recipe is laced with cinnamon and topped with fresh blueberries. Awesome! When I was stuck in airports a few weeks ago, I ended up buying more than my share of magazines. One of them, O magazine, had a whole article about blueberries and tasty recipes to make with them. This weekend I picked up a pint of blueberries at the market eager to get started on my unconventional focaccia recipe. When I pulled the bread out of the oven it was a beautiful sight. Blueberry Focaccia from O magazine I cut my recipe in half and it worked out well. 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast 2 1/4 cups warm water 6 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup light brown sugar 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 large egg 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter, room temperature Vegetable oil, for greasing 2 pints (5 to 6 cups) blueberries1 In a small bowl, mix yeast and water; set aside until foamy, about 5 minutes.

Indian Masala Chai Tea Recipe - Made Just Right Masala Chai Tea is one of the most popular beverages in all of India. The exact recipes for chai tea vary by region and can be made with various different spices, though this recipe combines some of the most popular into one delicious hot drink… or you can even serve it over ice for a refreshing iced chai “latte”! Ingredients: 2 cups of water 1 cup Earth Balance® Original Soymilk 2 teaspoons black tea leaves (good choices: Assam, English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Darjeeling) 1 cardamom pod 1 clove 1/2 inch piece of ginger 1/4 inch piece of cinnamon stick Sugar to taste In a sauce pot, combine the Earth Balance® Soymilk, water and spices, bring to a boil. When it begins to boil, add the tea leaves and keep on a rolling boil for 2 minutes or till the tea leaves are brewed and the tea has a dark golden color. We love this combo of floral tea with warm spices, perfect for the onset of fall! What is your favorite type of tea? Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast) Related Posts

Pâte de Fruits For this attempt, I'm working from a recipe I found online. I made two batches, one in mango and one in strawberry. I've also seen severalrecipes for other versions of this that work a bit differently. The cooking time/temperature will depend on the type of fruit you're using. 1.5 cups mango pulp/pureed mango-or-1.5 cups pureed strawberries2.5 cups sugar1 tbsp butter6 fl oz liquid pectin My grocery store doesn't currently have fresh mango, so I used cut, jarred mango. Pectin can usually be found either in the baking aisle -- usually in the same area as unflavored gelatin packets -- or possibly with canning supplies if your grocery store carries them. I'll detail the process a bit more in a few steps, but in case the original site is down or moved, I'm copying the complete instructions here verbatim. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Black and White Old Pictures of Pets You are here: Home / Dogs / Black and White Old Pictures of Pets Keep in themselves represent a kind of memories, especially when they are on your pets … especially when you find something like this and these are pictures in black and white from the beginning and middle of the twentieth century … Pets Foto Daily Choose Quick Christmas Gifts- Chai Mix I like giving homemade baked goods, candies and cocoa mixes for Christmas gifts. It is inexpensive and, for me anyway, much more personal a gift. Over the years I have come u p with a hot cocoa mix I love but last year I created a chai mix that passed my personal prejudice against powdered chai mixes. In fact, I was so pleased with it I drank the first batch before I had time to jar it up and give it away and was forced to make more. I hope you like it too… You can substitute any flavored creamer for the vanilla caramel, that just happens to be the one I liked best. Chai Mix 2 cups powdered milk 3 cups dry creamer 1 cup vanilla-caramel flavored dry creamer 2 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups unsweetened instant tea 2 tsp. ginger 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. cloves 1 tsp. cardamom 1/2 tsp black pepper Stir to combine all ingredients. A great way to package this is to tie it in a plastic bag and place it in an antique tea cup.

justJENN recipes » Whipped Cream cupcakes I’d heard of this – a cake with no butter or oil? Huh. I had to try it but I didn’t like the way the ingredients were laid out in the recipes that I had found. So I made up my own. It turned out GREAT. ingredients: 1 cup heavy whipping cream 2 eggs 1 cup sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1-3/4 cups cake flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl whisk together the cake flour, salt and baking powder. In the bowl of an electric mixer beat the whipped cream until stiff peaks form – don’t go TOO FAR of you will get butter! Add the sugar and the vanilla. Carefully add the flour mixture until combined. Spoon batter into the liners, filling the cups up halfway. I like these frosted with Coffee Buttercream, and I topped them with cute little Cafe Latte chocolate pearls from Godiva. I love the lightness of this cake and it’s easy to make when you’re out of butter!

The Ultimate Strawberry Lemonade One of the first times I ever realized that – HEY! I can cook for myself! – was when I first learned to make lemonade. I magically found the refrigerated lemon juice at our house and followed the directions to make my own lemonade. I stirred and stirred and stirred again until that sugar was finally dissolved. Speaking of which, what gives sugar?! Sorry for the detour. Anyway, there was a summer there where I made my own lemonade every single day, making sure to rub it in my sister’s face that I knew how to and she didn’t. The key to this being the ultimate lemonade is that you blend it up with the lemon rind in there. And any time of day for that matter. (makes 2 pint-glass servings with ice) 3/4 cup sugar2 large lemons, microwaved for 30 seconds2 cups water1 cup of frozen strawberries, microwaved for 1 minute (you could use fresh, but I think the frozen works better here) In a blender squeeze the lemons and add the rest of the lemon, rind and all.

Christmas Coal Candy I think we've all met a few people who deserve a lump of coal from Santa, and I'm not talking about the cute candy version I'm sharing with you today! Coal candy is perfect for those on your naughty and nice list. It looks much like a lump of coal, but is sweet and sugary with an unexpected crumbly texture. I found it on one of my favorite sites - Fragrante Delicia - which you should certainly check out! My first batch failed because I cooked the sugar too long and it liquefied. Christmas Coal Candy (Carbon Dulce)Recipe adapted from Fragante Delicia, with my commentary [click for printable version]Step 1:1 egg white1 1/2 cups powdered sugar divided, plus a little extra might be needed for thickening purposes1 1/2-2 tsp. black gel food coloring such as Wilton brand1/2 tsp. lemon juice Whisk together 1 cup of the powdered sugar along with the remaining ingredients in a medium bowl. Step 2:3 cups granulated sugar1/4 cup water

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