Monday, January 9, 2012

Liz's Tea Cozies, National Hot Tea Month, and a Recipe

Tea Cozy from Shortbread and Ginger, see more below

Welcome, so happy you could join me for todays Tea Party.
Did you know?...
 the month of January is National Hot Tea Month.
There are so many varieties of teas available.
It's hard to chose a single favorite.

For today's tea party I've brewed up a pot of
Russian Tea  for you all to try.
I received this little jar tucked inside a bag of goodies as a Christmas gift from a member of the medical group where I work.

Filled with the instant powdered tea mix with just the right blend of spice, Mmmm.
Not tea in the traditional sense, but I love it!
It has a flavor reminescent of Wassail.
Here's the recipe:

2 cups Tang orange drink mix
1 cup Lipton Instant Unsweetened Tea mix with Lemon
(or you could substitute with 1 cup instant tea , plus 1 envelope unsweetened Lemon Kool-aid)
1/2 cup granulated white sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
To serve- Stir 1 - 2 Tablespoons into 1 cup warm water.

Did you notice these sweet little Tea Cozies,
Aren't they the Cutest !!

Sure to keep your tea piping hot!

Tea Cozy at Shortbread and Ginger

These are the work of my friend Liz

Just Click a photo, or her blog name above, to go there and see more from Liz.
She knits each one of these adorable tea cozies herself and offers them for sale by email...made custom--you chose the colors that will compliment your teapartyware!

I know Liz would welcome your visit, hop on over now and leave her a comment.

Warm Hugs,


  1. Cute tea cozies! Enjoy your tea! :)

  2. BettyJean - thank you so much for featuring my tea cosies on your lovely blog!
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger


Please comment so I know you've stopped by.
I'd love to return the visit. Hugs, BettyJean