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Steep & Stream: Best 10 Teas for Binging 6 Must-See Netflix Shows

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Try our favorite Netflix shows, paired with the perfect tea! We’ve curated a delish list of teas and herbals - ideal brews for Diana in the Crown, romantic cuppas for a tryst in Bridgerton & many more. So for what to watch next or for a cozy tea with your next binge - go forth! Steep and stream! Netflix and tea!
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Try our favorite Netflix shows, paired with the perfect tea! We’ve curated a delish list of teas and herbals - ideal brews for Diana in the Crown, romantic cuppas for a tryst in Bridgerton & many more. So for what to watch next or for a cozy tea with your next binge - go forth! Steep and stream! Netflix and tea!
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Chai Yerba Mate by @Chai_Struck - MA Recipes

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Learn how to brew chai with this innovative chai recipe. Tanisha Rajput from @Chai_Struck teaches the traditional technique to make a modern, Argentinian take on the classic: how to make a yerba mate chai, with brewing tips and a bit of chai's history too! The queen of all things chai will inspire you with her wisdom.
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Learn how to brew chai with this innovative chai recipe. Tanisha Rajput from @Chai_Struck teaches the traditional technique to make a modern, Argentinian take on the classic: how to make a yerba mate chai, with brewing tips and a bit of chai's history too! The queen of all things chai will inspire you with her wisdom.
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What is Matcha Tea? A Primer on its History, Grades & Key Questions

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Our alternatives to matcha tea are superfood teas with different flavors, lower cost and more antioxidants...but matcha is still a fascinating tea with a rich history. Learn the origins of this green tea powder, how it’s grown and prepared, its flavor, caffeine and antioxidant content, and the best matcha substitutes.
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Our alternatives to matcha tea are superfood teas with different flavors, lower cost and more antioxidants...but matcha is still a fascinating tea with a rich history. Learn the origins of this green tea powder, how it’s grown and prepared, its flavor, caffeine and antioxidant content, and the best matcha substitutes.
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How to Give Tea for the Holidays: Beginner’s Guide to Ethical Gifting

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Tea Gifting Guide: How to give sustainable, unique tea gifts, support small business, choose ethically sourced items, and gift wrap responsibly. Plus a guide to buying teaware, the best tea for the holidays, tea stocking stuffers, and the perfect tea gifts for energy, anxiety, sleep, and more. When in doubt, give tea!
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Tea Gifting Guide: How to give sustainable, unique tea gifts, support small business, choose ethically sourced items, and gift wrap responsibly. Plus a guide to buying teaware, the best tea for the holidays, tea stocking stuffers, and the perfect tea gifts for energy, anxiety, sleep, and more. When in doubt, give tea!
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Easy Vegan Yerba Mate Lemon Cake - MA Recipes

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Baking with tea is easier than you think! Learn how to make a Yerba Mate vegan lemon cake, along with tips to help you bake any tea-infused cake. Plus, find out what Yerba Mate tea actually is, and get loose leaf tea recommendations to pair with your delicious vegan teacake.
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Baking with tea is easier than you think! Learn how to make a Yerba Mate vegan lemon cake, along with tips to help you bake any tea-infused cake. Plus, find out what Yerba Mate tea actually is, and get loose leaf tea recommendations to pair with your delicious vegan teacake.
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