The Tea Shoppe – Who are we?

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In 2012, a couple from Cumberland, MD opened The Tea Cupboard with a small storefront, a kitchen smaller than a powder room and seating for only 20, in the historic Seneca Center of Morgantown, WV. The Seneca Center was built in 1896 and once home to the… Read More

Tea Tuesday: Holiday Winter Spice

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“Sweeping blasts…o’ercast skies…winter, you love it or you hate it.” By the sounds of it, Robert Burns loved it every frozen minute of it. We can’t say I feel the same way, but I do love spicy winter warm-up beverages…any time of the year. Although I am not a fan… Read More

Tea Tuesday: Winter Palace Marzipan Rooibos

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When I was a little girl, nothing excited me quite like the holidays. The sparkling lights on every house in sight combined with a warm cozy household made the season magical. There was nothing quite like the sparkle of fresh snow. Flash forward, the holidays still give me a cozy… Read More

Tea Tuesday: Cream Earl Grey

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Ready or not, the holidays are in full swing. After the hectic combination of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, few things are as soothing as a hot cup of tea and warm pajamas. Our featured tea of the week is our Cream Earl Grey. Earl Grey is a classic English… Read More

Tea Tuesday: German Gingerbread

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The temperature is dropping and we are starting to get in a holiday mood. Although it seems like the holidays are being pushed earlier and earlier each year, I would be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy the sights and smells of Christmas a little early. My family has… Read More

Tea Tuesday: Mulled Spice Black Tea

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When I imagine cozy autumnal afternoons, I can almost smell the fragrance of cinnamon, nutmeg and spices wafting through my kitchen, as if some freshly baked warm gingerbread was left cooling on the counter. Of course, before I sink my fork into a piece of gingerbread, I want a hot… Read More

Tea Tuesday: Genmaicha Popcorn Green Tea

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Genmaicha… a hard to pronounce word with an easy to fall in love with flavor. Genmaicha, also called brown rice green tea, is the Japanese name for green tea combined with roasted brown rice. “Gen” means dark, “mai”, rice and “cha”, tea. It is sometimes referred to colloquially as “popcorn tea” because a few grains of the rice pop… Read More

Tea Tuesday: Belgian Chocolate Rooibos

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There is an old saying that goes: Your diet is in trouble when you count your blessings and chocolate is the first. This no longer has to be the case and the solution the answer is simple… TEA! Ro…What? Rooibos (pronounced “roy bus”) is made from the needle-like… Read More

Tea Tuesday: Orange Spice

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October… a time of pumpkin patches, fun costumes…..and illness. As the weather begins to chill, the population noticeably develops coughs and runny noses. The best way to avoid this fate is to wash your hands often, get your flu shot, and drink tea! “Drink tea?” you ask. That seems far… Read More

Tea Tuesday: Golden Apple Spice Green Tea

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The definition of fall seems to have apples written into it. Apples are at their juiciest, the air is at its crispest, and the memories are bountiful. With the cooler air comes the satisfaction of a hot cup of tea. With the many antioxidants accompanying this cup, it is the… Read More