Can You Reheat Tea? When And Why Reheating Tea Is Not Safe

A mug of tea being reheated in a microwave.

It happens to most of us. You brew some tea and somehow leave it unattended for some time. Do you pour your neglected leftover tea down the drain, or can you safely reheat and enjoy your cup? SHORT ANSWER – Is Reheating Tea Safe Or Harmful? As a general rule, you can safely reheat your tea … Read more

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What’s the Difference Between Earl Grey and Lady Grey Tea?

Lady grey and earl grey tea bags.

Earl Grey tea is just about the most famous type of tea in the world. It makes me hear Patrick Stewart say “Earl Grey, Hot” every time. You may have come across Lady Grey sold by Twinnings asking yourself what the difference between the “original” Earl Grey tea and this Lady Grey tea is. SHORT … Read more

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Are Antique Teacups Safe To Drink From? 7 Things to Know

Antique tea bowl and tea cup.

Collecting antique teacups can be a great way of appreciating history. Through the years I’ve collected quite a few of them and I strongly believe that antiques should not only be appreciated for their beauty. Antique teacups should serve a more practical purpose, too! But to stay safe with antique teacups you need to keep … Read more

7 Reasons Why Your Tea Bags Do Not Work Well In Cold Water

A teabag infusing in cold water.

I have been drinking tea excessively for many years now. Once in a while, I have tried to prepare tea bags with cold water for different reasons, but the outcome never was what I wanted it to be. There are good reasons to use hot water to make tea, but brewing tea with cold and … Read more

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Why Does Tea Make Your Mouth Feel Dry? And What You Can Do

Loose leaf tea in Chinese yixing teapot.

Drinking various types of tea and especially strongly brewed tea with large amounts of tea leaves, boiling water, and long infusions. This experience of a dry feeling mouth is very common. The cause of dry mouth is intrinsic to tea, which means that every tea has the potential to cause this feeling. Although this is … Read more

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