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Dalgona Coffee

I kept seeing recipes for whipped coffee. I had some instant coffee so I thought I would try a recipe and just substitute the milk with half and half. Well, I can’t decide how I feel about it. My coffee mixture definitely turned out darker and thicker than the recipe I used. Once I mixed the half and half with the whipped coffee, it was much better but it wasn’t impressive enough to try it again. I may look at more dalgona recipes and try it again with milk and a different type of coffee.  Ingredients 4 tbsp of instant coffee 4 tbsp sugar 4 tbsp hot water Milk (I used half and half) Ice cubes Instructions Whisk together instant coffee, sugar, and hot water until peaks are formed. Fill a glass with ice cubes and top with milk or half and half. Top milk with a couple of scoops of the whipped coffee mixture.

Tea With Milk

I know the English do it and many Americans (like my friend Carolyn) but the thought of putting milk or half and half in tea really confused me for years. However, I recently decided to give up coffee and drink all the tea I keep buying but never seem to drink. Here are a few teas I’ve been loving and a few others I tried. Teas With Half & Half or Milk Twinings English Breakfast Tea I learned from Anglophenia that English breakfast tea with half and half (or milk or whipping cream) is delicious. I of course use two Splendas. They refer to tea with sugar and cream as a “builder’s brew.” I also learned dunking a digestive biscuit is also amazing! You can also get those digestive biscuits at World Market. Republic of Tea Strawberry Chocolate You’ve probably seen this tea on a post or two before. However, add two Splendas and a little half and half, and you have a whole new experience. This is my dessert. I also drink this without sugar or …

Time For Tea Reviews

Yogi Vanilla Spice Perfect Energy I received a bag a of Yogi Vanilla Spice Perfect Energy from my friend Carolyn during one of our “tea swaps.” The company describes this tea as a perfect energy boost. This is a blend of Green Tea and Assam Black Tea, as well as  Ayurvedic herbs Organic Gotu Kola Leaf and Ashwagandha, flavored with vanilla bean and spices. My review: Pretty tasty, smells nice, and is a nice coffee alternative. 7 out of 10. Republic of Tea Blackberry Sage I received a sample of the Republic of Tea Blackberry Sage in their catalogue. This tea is a blend of black tea, fruit, and herbs. Finest quality tea leaves mingle with sweet, fragrant blackberries and cool, soothing white sage. My review: It smells really good and I think it is a good evening coffee alternative. 7 out 10.  Yogi Breathe My friend Katie loves this stuff. She has severe allergies and I think it really helps her breathe easier. The Yogi Breathe Deep tea promotes healthy lungs with Thyme and Eucalyptus. Warming spices Cinnamon, Cardamom and …