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An Irish scone that has been split in half and spread with clotted cream and jam sits on a square floral plate. In the background can be seen a floral mug, more scones, and a green bowl of jam.

Easy Traditional Irish Scone Recipe

A good Irish scone recipe is as near to perfect comfort food as you can get. With its tender crumb, buttery richness, and currant-studded beauty, these scones are divine with a hot cup of tea and a good book or that Netflix series you’ve been dying to watch. So what is it about these scones […]

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A circle of raspberry white chocolate scones cut into wedges sits on a wooden cutting board.

Raspberry White Chocolate Scone Recipe

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Go big or go home, I always say! This color- and flavor-infused raspberry white chocolate scone recipe is sure to be your next go-to dessert. Brimming with melt-in-your-mouth raspberries, the finest white chocolate, and a hand-crafted glaze made with our Royal Wedding Tea, this scone recipe is sure to be one for the recipe books! […]

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Baked scone cookies sit on a tray next to a cup of loose leaf tea.

Dark Chocolate & Sour Cherry Scone Cookies

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Scone cookies are my new favorite thing to bake. Delicious morsels with the butteriness of a scone and the chewiness of a cookie, scone cookies are a versatile twist on old standbys. I’d never heard of them until recently, but was intrigued by the concept, so I did some research to figure out just what […]

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Soup and a Scone (with Maple Scone Recipe)

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Typically scones are thought of as something that comes out sweet, and not savory. However, sometimes something a little more savory is what really hits the spot. This maple scone recipe with bacon is a perfect example of how to make a scone savory. A basic scone recipe is given a salty-sweet upgrade with the […]

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We are making a bold statement: This broccoli cheddar scone recipe is, in fact, the best savory scone recipe you will have this year, maybe even ever.

Broccoli Cheddar Scones: The Best Savory Scone Recipe You’ll Have All Year

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Yes, we are making a bold statement with the title of this post. However, when you combine classic flavor combinations such as broccoli and cheddar with a perfect buttermilk scone recipe it makes a pretty amazing scone. That’s why we aren’t losing sleep over the claim that this broccoli cheddar scone recipe is, in fact, […]

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Overhead view of six dairy free scones on a parchment-lined baking tray. They are surrounded by a cup of tea with a Victorian style infuser, a heart-shaped pewter scoop of tea, and a blue and red floral plate.

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Scone Recipe with Almonds

Finding a good dairy free scone recipe can be daunting, but with this quick and easy recipe you’ll be having hot and tender scones on your plate before you know it. It can be difficult to find baked goods that actually taste and look good when you have a digestion sensitive to dairy, but it’s […]

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A plate of eggless scones sits on an outdoor patio table next to a white floral teapot and a blue and white floral teacup.

Eggless Scone Recipe with Cream and Jam

The humble scone has accompanied many a cup of tea over the years, and for good reason: they’re delicious! However, for those who have egg allergies, they’re commonly avoided. Many recipes include egg because it can help to bind the dough together, and can offer a slightly rich-tasting scone. This eggless scone recipe doesn’t compromise […]

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Overhead view of a plate of raisin scones in the upper left corner of a wooden table. Clockwise are a blue cast iron tea pot, a blue and white teacup and saucer full of tea, a plate holding a sliced raisin scone slathered in butter and jam, and a white and floral print tea towel.

How to Bake a Classic Raisin Scone Recipe

Sometimes, you just crave a bit of home, something warm and cozy to cuddle into. This is especially true during the long drag of winter. For me, most things revolve around food, and this craving for homey comfort is no different. I want to curl up with a warm blanket, twinkle lights, a cup of […]

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Overhead view of two cinnamon chip scone sticks on a light blue plate next to a brown earthenware mug of tea on a wooden table.

Cinnamon Chip Scone Sticks Recipe

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Scones sticks are a recent discovery around here, and we are basically obsessed. They are a kind of cross between scones and biscotti, meaning that they are dry yet soft — and perfect for dunking! This, of course, makes them a fabulous accompaniment to all of our teas. We think these cinnamon chip scone sticks […]

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A single almond cherry scone sits on a blue and white plate on a wooden table. It is surrounded by another plate of scones, a white and blue teacup and saucer, and white dishes with dried cherries and slivered almonds.

Almond + Dried Cherry Scone Recipe

When cold weather arrives in the Northern Hemisphere and people start baking up a storm, we start melting Down Under and baking is the last thing we want to do. But when my hubby surprised me with air-conditioning this year, my first thought was, baking!! And I started with this divine almond cherry scone recipe. […]

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Closeup of three orange scones piled on a light blue plate.

Orange Scone Recipe with Dark Chocolate

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You well know that we love a good scone recipe, especially a good orange scone recipe. Citrus scones tend to be lighter and sunnier in flavor. This is especially appreciated in the winter months when we start to get overwhelmed with heavy soups and stews. These orange dark chocolate scones make a perfect treat for […]

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Closeup of a fried scone, split in half and slathered with butter, on a fancy floral plate with a heart shaped scoop of jam.

Quick and Easy Fried Scone Recipe

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I’ve been a scone fan for as long as I can remember, but until today, I’d never tried a fried scone recipe, and now I wonder where they’ve been all my life. Joining the ranks of popular fried foods such as churros and sopapillas, fried scones are scrumptious, especially served piping hot and spread with […]

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A black dish filled with almond scones sits on a dark wooden table along with a purple teapot, white teacup full of tea, and bag of loose leaf tea.

Almond Scone Recipe

Scones: simple, delicious, versatile bits of bread that go with just about anything. I’ve never baked frequently, save for a handful of recipes from my grandmother and previous housemate. So I reached out to a few people for tips on baking them and tried to develop my own almond scone recipe. Little did I know […]

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Overhead view of a parchment-lined baking tray full of eight baked apricot lavender scones.

Apricot Lavender Scone Recipe

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Lavender is one of those underutilized flavors that we fully believe deserves more attention in the kitchen than it typically gets. We love to utilize this intoxicating herb not only in our tea blends but also in our baking. This apricot lavender scone recipe is just the latest in our quest to help make lavender […]

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Overhead view of eight freshly baked maple walnut scones on a parchment-lined baking tray.

Sweet & Nutty Perfection: Maple Walnut Scones

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Maple and walnut are a quintessential American combination, so of course we thought it was high time we added a maple walnut scone recipe to our repertoire. I call this a quintessential American combination for a number of reasons. First off, it’s a well-known and well-loved flavor pairing here in the States. Secondly, there is […]

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Savory Cheese Scone Recipe: Parmesean Wheat w/Tomato Goat Cheese Spread

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Afternoon tea is often marked by cakes, jams, tarts, and sugared cream, but some days a savory tea is just the thing to warm up an afternoon. A savory cheese scone recipe can play a starring role with their flaky, buttery insides that are an excellent base for sumptuous cheesy spreads. Hold the Cream, Pass […]

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Jam oozes out of a round scone with a bite out of it.

Simple Strawberry Jam Scones

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There have been numerous times around the Plum Deluxe staff homes when we just wanted a good scone but didn’t have a heck of a lot around the house to make them with. I mean, a plain scone is fine, but sometimes you want a little sweetness. Enter: these simple strawberry jam scones. A jam […]

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Closeup of a pile of British strawberry scones on a white and blue plate.

British Strawberry Scones

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Scones are wonderful any time of year, but these British strawberry scones are especially delightful on a warm summer morning or sultry afternoon. Tender, buttery, and generously sized, these scones are studded with oodles of fresh, ripe strawberries that get even juicier and more flavorsome through the baking process. With a lavish helping of vanilla […]

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Overview of peach cardamom scone next to a bag of tea a plate of scones, butter, and loose leaf tea

Peach Cardamom Scones

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As fall settles in with cold winds and frosty mornings, I crave baked goods like these fragrant and buttery Peach Cardamom Scones. Tender, fragrant dough filled with juicy peach pieces, these Peach Cardamom Scones will fill your mouth with a burst of flavor in every bite. These delightful scones made from cardamom and maple-infused dough […]

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Strawberry Honey Yogurt Scones Recipe

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This feature was brought to you by Yulu Yogurt. People always ask me what foods I miss the most from living in Europe — something maybe people who haven’t lived there for a long time would know about. My immediate response is always dairy products. In fact, I would say that dairy products are better […]

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A brown sugar scone sits on a floral plate next to a block of butter and a brown sugar latte.

Brown Sugar Scones for Teatime Comfort

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On a lazy Saturday afternoon, you can’t choose much better than brown sugar scones for teatime comfort. Tender and buttery with a crispy brown sugar topping, these beauties are pure comfort, especially when served warm with a creamy Cinnamon Brown Sugar Tea Latte. Brown Sugar Scones These light and tender scones are a showcase for […]

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Overhead view of a tray of chocolate zucchini scones.

Decadent Chocolate Zucchini Scones with Blueberries

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Who doesn’t love a good chocolate scone? Chocolate scones are some of our favorite luxurious scones, though they can often come with a side of guilt because of it. So, in an effort to squash that guilt, we are working overtime here to bring you a decadent — yet slightly healthier — chocolate scone. We […]

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Overhead view of a warming cream tea with cups of tea, scones, and miniature baked goods served on green and white plates.

How to Have the Perfect Warming Cream Tea

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During an English summer, one thing that we Brits love to do is to have a cream tea. Sit back with the sun on our faces, a scone slathered in cream and jam (or as you call it, jelly), and sip a nice cup of hot tea. But who’s to say that a warming cream […]

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These blueberry orange scones are perfectly tender and flakey, with traditional flavors and a wonderful caramelized sugar topping.

Blueberry Orange Scones Recipe

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Ever wonder how coffee shops get those perfectly flakey and tender scones with that delicious caramelized sugar on top? Well, after hundreds of scones baked and taste-tested, we’ve got the secrets to the perfect scone. These blueberry orange scones are a perfect example of how to create an ideal scone with traditional flavors and that […]

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Buttered Wheat and Honey Scones Recipe

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Scones fresh from the oven are comfort food, plain and simple. This honey scones recipe is spiced with a hint of ginger and slathered with salted butter to take comfort to a whole new level. I find that honey goes beautifully with the heartier flavor of whole wheat flour, so I used half whole wheat […]

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Three chai chocolate chip scones are stacked on top of each other on a wire cooling rack.

Chai Chocolate Chip Scones: Easy and Healthy Recipe

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Have you ever tried chai and chocolate together? If not, you are truly missing out. This is one combination that we insist you try immediately — preferably by making these chai chocolate chip scones. Easy to love for so many reasons, they’re sure to become a tea time favorite. The Perfect Sweet & Spicy Balance […]

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Chocolate Cranberry Scones

Dark Chocolate Cranberry Scones

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In the world of scones there are infinite possibilities when it comes to flavors. There are sweet scones, and savory scones, and then there are decadent scones. These dark chocolate cranberry scones fall under the decadent scone category. Over the years we’ve shared a number of different scone recipes, from fruity to cheesy, and even […]

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apricot chocolate chip scones

Dessert or Brunch Recipe? Both: Apricot Chocolate Chip Scones

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As many of you know I am obsessed with baking, so it’s probably not a surprise to you that one of my favorite kitchen items is my cast iron scone pan that I got as a gift many years ago. If there is any one baked food product I am specifically obsessed with, it’s scones. […]

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Overhead view of a single dark chocolate red currant scone on a blue and white plate, an earthenware mug of tea, and a plate piled with more scones, all on a dark wooden table.

Dark Chocolate Red Currant Scones Recipe

Red currants are one of those little-known fruits that pack a big punch. I was thrilled when, met with an abundance of these little jeweled fruits, I needed to come up with a great recipe to use them in. While I love them in jams and jellies, I eventually settled on scones because, well, I […]

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Overhead view of a vegan banana oat scone on a light blue plate, with a bag of loose leaf tea, a tea infuser, and a mug on a wooden table.

Vegan Banana Oat Scones with Maple Glaze

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Around here there is no shortage of love for scones. Just check out all our scone recipes! We love that they can be made in so many different ways, from savory to sweet or even spicy. Once in a while we even like to make them a bit more on the healthy side, like with […]

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overhead view of gluten free raspberry scones on a flowered plate and wooden cutting board

Gluten Free Raspberry Scones

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In my book, scones are pure comfort food, like a warm hug that envelopes body and spirit — especially on chilly spring mornings when winter seems to be hanging on for dear life. These gluten free raspberry scones with orange flower water are truly delightful for such moments. With tart raspberries lending a fruity zing […]

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Gluten Free Blueberry + Rosemary Scones

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Scones and tea go together like, well scones and tea. In other words, they were just made for each other. Here at Plum Deluxe we like to take great pairings like this to new heights by adding herbs, spices, and other ingredients that complement some of our favorite signature teas. In this case we created […]

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A package of Plum Deluxe loose leaf white tea sits open on a wooden board. Behind it on a purple tablecloth is a plate of fresh apricots.

What Does White Tea Taste Like?

There are many wonderful blends of tea, all with their own unique flavor, scent, and color. You may be very familiar with the strong taste and dark amber color of black tea, or the pale, yellow, slightly grassy flavors of green teas. Perhaps a nutty and spicy chai tea is your usual brew. But what […]

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Overhead view of a plate of fruit and tea sandwiches surrounded by a robin's egg blue teapot and a purple and white floral teacup full of tea on a vintage white and green cloth.

5 Things You’ll Need (and enjoy!) for a Traditional Tea Party

Like many of you, I drink tea all the time. I go through the rituals of heating water and steeping leaves several times a day. But sometimes, I want to set aside a special time to gather friends and celebrate my favorite drink. Tea parties are steeped in tradition, and can feel a bit stuffy […]

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A split sweet potato scone is slathered in butter and served with a cup of tea.

Sweet Potato Scones Recipe

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As spring inches its way towards summer, heading outdoors for afternoon tea is becoming a sheer pleasure, especially when it includes the following Sweet Potato Scones recipe. The color of these beauties is spectacular. Unlike most scones, which need a bit of extra time in the oven to achieve a golden top, these have that […]

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These decadent red velvet scones are the perfect thing to remind you to slow down and take a break.

Red Velvet Scones with Cream Cheese Frosting

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With the cooler weather upon us and the holidays up and coming, these red velvet scones are the perfect thing to remind you to take a break. They are wonderfully chocolatey and indulgent when warmed up and paired with tea. Make up a batch to have on hand for those times this season when their […]

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Side view of a french onion tea sandwich with caramelized onions, Gruyere cheese, and sourdough bread, on a light blue plate.

French Onion Tea Sandwiches

Who doesn’t love a warm and deliciously cheesy sandwich? We sure do, and we made this sandwich to deliver just that. These French onion tea sandwiches are based off a traditional French onion soup, a dish which is known for its extra cheesy nature and bold flavor. How to Make French Onion Tea Sandwiches The […]

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A brightly colored blue and red teacup with a geometric design sits on a table in the foreground, with a tiered tray of fruits and sweets and more teacups in the background.

A New Generation of Tea Drinkers: How to Host a Teen Tea Party

In years gone by, the tea party was a rite of passage for many young people, but in today’s society many teens may never experience the joy of a tea party. Hosting a teen tea party is a wonderful opportunity to gather together a group of young folks and make them feel special. Help your […]

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Two tomato tea sandwiches sit on a brown and white plate with a brown mug full of tea in the background.

Tomato Tea Sandwiches for a Summer Soiree

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There is nothing quite like the fresh, juicy, sweet taste of summer tomatoes. So, with summer upon us we wanted to take a moment to celebrate the humble tomato by sharing with you our favorite simple summer tomato tea sandwiches. Celebratory Summer Tea Menu Around here we love any excuse to throw a party, so […]

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Overhead view a bundt-shaped hibiscus cake recipe on a white floral plate.

Vanilla Hibiscus Cake Recipe for Your Next Tea Party

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Hibiscus is one of those amazing things that delights with not only its taste, but also its color and fragrance. We get to celebrate two of those three things in our hibiscus cake recipe, otherwise known to us as the Magical Disappearing Color Cake. When I first made this cake, I had visions of the […]

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Overhead view of blue and white plates full of cookies made with tea arranged on a wooden table.

Three Homemade Cookies Made with Tea

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Homemade cookies with a cup of tea are lovely any time of day, but cookies made with tea are even more special. Baking with tea is a delicious way to infuse cookies with both fragrance and flavor and, if you mix in the tea leaves as well, you have a cookie that is scrumptious, beautiful, […]

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Overhead view of three tea party salads on brightly colored floral plates on a wooden table, surrounded by greens.

3 Tea Party Salads for Your Next Soiree

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Tea parties are delightful with their platters of cookies, sweet scones, and tender cakes, but now and then it’s nice to have a healthier version replete with gorgeous tea party salads that delight the eye as well as the taste buds. Just because a tea party features salads instead of desserts does not mean that […]

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Overhead view of a baking tray and two floral plates full of gingerbread spice coconut macaroons.

Gingerbread Spice Coconut Macaroons Recipe

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This gingerbread spice coconut macaroons recipe takes traditional coconut macaroons and gives them a heady boost of fragrance and flavor with a generous infusion of gingerbread spices. Ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg — they’re all warming flavors that pair wonderfully with buttery coconut. I’ve always loved receiving plates piled high with all sorts of cookies such […]

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Apples and Blue Cheese Sweet Potato Bites

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Looking for something a little different to serve for your next party? Why not try these sweet potato bites with apples and blue cheese? They come together quickly and are packed with flavor. These savory little bites will go a long way to livening up your usual spread. Starting with sweet potato chips as the […]

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From Floral to Fruity: What Goes Well with Earl Grey

Some teas seem to pair well with everything. Give me a robust English Breakfast, and I dare you to find me a pastry that it doesn’t compliment. (Truly, that sounds like a delicious challenge I am willing to accept.) But others? Well, some teas can be downright finicky. Earl Grey, for example, often gets a […]

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carrot cake scones recipe

Carrot Cake Scones Drizzled with Honey

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Carrot cake is one of the most unique and flavorful cake variations available. Its spicy nature is perfect for fall with its cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom spices; however, it is one of those deserts that seems to only be enjoyed around spring time, specifically Easter. As the summer moves on, this delicious desert gets forgotten […]

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Pretty, Good Eats: Edible Flowers for Cooking, Baking, and Drinking

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For a moment, let’s skip the talk about locally grown vegetables and fruits. Instead we’ll find a bit of inspiration in what’s blooming, maybe in your own backyard. Let’s chitchat about edible flowers. Flowers add rich colors, subtle to spicy flavors, have diverse uses, and will add a bit of magic to summer entertaining. You […]

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