Thanksgiving Tea Traditions
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and food. It’s also a great time to enjoy a cup of tea. Here are a few Thanksgiving tea traditions that you can start with your loved ones this year:
- Have a tea tasting before dinner. This is a great way to get everyone excited about the holiday and to try some new teas. You can set up a station with different types of tea and snacks, and let everyone sample the different varieties.
- Serve tea with dinner. Tea can be a great complement to Thanksgiving foods. For example, a black tea like Earl Grey can pair well with the savory flavors of turkey and stuffing, while a herbal tea like peppermint or chamomile can help to soothe the stomach after a big meal.
- Have a tea after-dinner party. After dinner, gather your guests around for a cup of tea and dessert. This is a great time to relax and catch up with everyone. You can also use this time to share Thanksgiving stories and traditions.
Here are a few specific tea recommendations for each of the Thanksgiving traditions listed above.
Teas for before dinner
This smoky, spicy, and sweet tea made with honeybush hazelnut, cocoa nibs, aniseed, cinnamon, clove, orange peel, apples, rose hips, lapsang souchong tea, and red peppercorn.
Maple Cream Tea
This sweet and decadent tea is perfect for the fall season. It’s made with a blend of black tea, maple flavor, and Calendula, Sunflower, and Jasmine petals.
Maple Cream Tea$12.00
Pumpkin Spice Tea
This classic fall flavor is delicious and warming. It’s made with a blend of black tea, pumpkin, spices, and herbs.
Pumpkin Spice Tea$12.00
Teas for Dinner
Earl Grey Tea
This classic black tea has a strong, bergamot flavor that pairs well with the savory flavors of Thanksgiving foods.
English Breakfast Tea
This full-bodied black tea is another great option for serving with dinner. It’s hearty and flavorful, and it can stand up to the rich flavors of Thanksgiving foods.
This herbal tea has a soothing and refreshing flavor that is perfect for after a big meal. It can also help to settle the stomach.
Cranberry Orange Tea
This tart and fruity tea is full of flavor that can help to refresh the palate after a heavy Thanksgiving meal. It’s made with a blend of black tea, cranberry, and orange bits.
Cranberry Orange Tea$12.00
Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Chai Tea
This delicious tea is made with a blend of black tea, pumpkin, spices, and herbs. It’s a great way to warm up on a cold winter night.
Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Chai$15.00
Apple Spice Tea
This is a delightful and refreshing tea with a strong apple flavor and subtle notes of cinnamon. Brewing a pot of this tea is like baking an apple pie in a teapot.
Apple Spice Tea$12.00
No matter what your Thanksgiving traditions are, there is sure to be a tea that you can enjoy. So gather your loved ones, brew a pot of tea, and celebrate this special holiday.
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