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Re: Tea talk

Postby DinkyInky » Fri Mar 18, 2016 8:23 pm

Dave wrote:
DinkyInky wrote:I was told I acted like a cross between Gollum and a dragon the way I hoarded those. Use coconut marshmallows and the tea tastes a lot like that.

Precious, Precious S'Mores! GRRARRGH! Image :lol:

My pouch arrived last night. I tried some after lunch - one heaping teaspoon full, filled the cup with scalding water from the coffee machine, stirred, waited two minutes, decanted. Added just a touch of sweetener.

It's delicious (I'm not allowed to say "Yummy Tea" in this context, right? ;) ). It's a nice smoky Lapsang Souchong, and the flavors are subtle - they add to the taste without being overpowering or obnoxious. It's sort of the flip-side version of Aztec chocolate (mostly chocolate, but flavored with various herbs and some hot red pepper).

Thanks for the pointer, DinkyInky! This will make a nice change from dark-roast office coffee.
How cute!

And the tea is very yummy. I don't care what anyone says...it is.
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Re: Tea talk

Postby DinkyInky » Wed Apr 06, 2016 3:40 pm

Just Old Al wrote:
DinkyInky wrote:Yanno, I kinda asked for that discussing chainmail gag gifts. I ought to make and send both of you dorks a lightweight aluminum one.

Where's your order book? :twisted:


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DinkyInky wrote:You're Despicable.

PM sent. :)

What I've done...so far. Ran out of materials.
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Re: Tea talk

Postby Dave » Wed Apr 06, 2016 3:54 pm

DinkyInky wrote:What I've done...so far. Ran out of materials.

Very pretty, DinkyInky!

What's the mnemonic incantation for this one? "Knit one... pearl two... anodize two... weld four..."
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Re: Tea talk

Postby TazManiac » Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:35 pm

So, once assembled- you can dip it in a strong tea solution and then run a strong electrical current through it...
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Re: Tea talk

Postby DinkyInky » Mon Apr 11, 2016 5:40 pm

TazManiac wrote:So, once assembled- you can dip it in a strong tea solution and then run a strong electrical current through it...

I outta flog you for that, but it's not finished.
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Re: Tea talk

Postby Sgt. Howard » Mon Apr 11, 2016 8:39 pm

Dave wrote:
DinkyInky wrote:What I've done...so far. Ran out of materials.

Very pretty, DinkyInky!

What's the mnemonic incantation for this one? "Knit one... pearl two... anodize two... weld four..."



THAT'S MINE!!! (Blacksmith at anvil) "Knit one, pearl two" grabs hammer SLAM! "Knit one, pearl two" grabs hammer SLAM! "Knit one, pearl two" looks out forth wall at viewer, "I HATE chainmail!" grabs hammer, SLAM!
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Re: Tea talk

Postby DinkyInky » Sun Apr 24, 2016 8:12 am

Sgt. Howard wrote:
Dave wrote:
DinkyInky wrote:What I've done...so far. Ran out of materials.

Very pretty, DinkyInky!

What's the mnemonic incantation for this one? "Knit one... pearl two... anodize two... weld four..."



THAT'S MINE!!! (Blacksmith at anvil) "Knit one, pearl two" grabs hammer SLAM! "Knit one, pearl two" grabs hammer SLAM! "Knit one, pearl two" looks out forth wall at viewer, "I HATE chainmail!" grabs hammer, SLAM!
ROFLMAO
That's how I really knit. Take one skein of pretty yarn, one E-Z pattern, one pair of E-Z start knitting needles.
Knit one, *tangle, swear* Purl none
Knit one, *tangle, swear* Purl none
Knit one, *tangle, swear* Purl none
Knit one, *tangle, swear* Purl none
Knit one, *WHAM!* knitting is done!
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Re: Tea talk

Postby TazManiac » Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:38 pm

Flu Bug is mid-cycle: I'm sitting here at the keyboard w/ a black cat on one hand ('the Hole in the Darkness') and a Camp Cup (enameled metal, big'n sized) on the other.

It's nothing fancy, just an English Breakfast tea-bag from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, I think it's swag from a Hotel Stay, but at least the fine print says it comes from Sri Lanka, so theres that...
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Re: Tea talk

Postby DinkyInky » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:21 am

TazManiac wrote:Flu Bug is mid-cycle: I'm sitting here at the keyboard w/ a black cat on one hand ('the Hole in the Darkness') and a Camp Cup (enameled metal, big'n sized) on the other.

It's nothing fancy, just an English Breakfast tea-bag from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, I think it's swag from a Hotel Stay, but at least the fine print says it comes from Sri Lanka, so theres that...
Not cool. One thing that can both dress up plain tea and add health benefits to it is to add orange peel. I've been doing that for so long that at first sniffle kiddo gets oranges, and the peels get used in pot after pot of tea.
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Re: Tea talk

Postby TazManiac » Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:54 pm

(haha!, Thx!) I just came back inside from harvesting Lemons from the front yard, in the dark, in my jammies...

you-so-smart, you da smartiest...
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Re: Tea talk

Postby jwhouk » Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:32 am

Between your lemons and my grapefruit and oranges, we can conquer the fruit market...
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Re: Tea talk

Postby DinkyInky » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:19 pm

TazManiac wrote:(haha!, Thx!) I just came back inside from harvesting Lemons from the front yard, in the dark, in my jammies...

you-so-smart, you da smartiest...
jwhouk wrote:Between your lemons and my grapefruit and oranges, we can conquer the fruit market...

The pirates will love you too. No more scurvy.
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Re: Tea talk

Postby TazManiac » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:43 pm

*Arrrh!*

Ran across something in the semi-dormant Tea Stash that advertised itself as 'a Liver Cleanse'.... Little 'scurred but I went ahead and tried it; it tasted like it advertised: Some kind of Botanical Herb that you'd think was relegated to East Indian Cuisine. (When I get back I'll find the actual name, etc...)
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Re: Tea talk

Postby DinkyInky » Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:30 am

TazManiac wrote:*Arrrh!*

Ran across something in the semi-dormant Tea Stash that advertised itself as 'a Liver Cleanse'.... Little 'scurred but I went ahead and tried it; it tasted like it advertised: Some kind of Botanical Herb that you'd think was relegated to East Indian Cuisine. (When I get back I'll find the actual name, etc...)
Eeeeew!
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Re: Tea talk

Postby TazManiac » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:51 pm

OK, here we go:

Organic India
true wellness

Tulsi Cleanse
Daily Liver & Kidney Support
Certified Organic Healing Herbs
& Tulsi-Holly Basil

Here is a link I found via Google... https://www.naturalhealthyconcepts.com/ ... -OI18.html
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Re: Tea talk

Postby TazManiac » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:56 pm

:? :oops: :cry: :roll:
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Re: Tea talk

Postby DinkyInky » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:24 pm

TazManiac wrote:OK, here we go:

Organic India
true wellness

Tulsi Cleanse
Daily Liver & Kidney Support
Certified Organic Healing Herbs
& Tulsi-Holly Basil

Here is a link I found via Google... https://www.naturalhealthyconcepts.com/ ... -OI18.html
You poor dear. Tulsi 'teas' is a very acquired taste. I have friends that swear by the brand, and sent me a bunch of different ones when I got the flu.

I turned all the herbal ones into ochazuke(hot green tea over rice, but I used these tisane instead), as it was the only way I could stomach them.
Yanno how some people have Angels/Devils for a conscience? I have a Dark Elf ShadowKnight and a Half Elf Ranger for mine. The really bad part is when they agree on something.

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Re: Tea talk

Postby GlytchMeister » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:09 am

*makes mental note to never ever try tulsi bevrages, because tea in general is an acquired taste in my opinion, and I’ve only barely acquired a taste for tea with lots of citrus juice and lots of honey*
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Re: Tea talk

Postby Catawampus » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:07 am

"Now produced with less floor sweepings, and with non-GMO certified heavy metals!"
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Re: Tea talk

Postby Atomic » Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:28 am

Catawampus wrote:"Now produced with less floor sweepings, and with non-GMO certified heavy metals!"

Whenever I see a "Natural, Herbal" etc. item that "treats" and "cleanses toxins" I think "Projectile Vomiting."
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