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Spices, Spice Blends and Summer Tea

Spices, spice blends and summer tea, perfect for a spectacular backyard barbecue!  Summertime is one of my favorite times of the year. Spices and teas, have always fit into the summertime equation whether it be a wicked barbecue rub or an ice cold summer tea. If you made it to our Grilling Class last week, then you learned an awesome way to get juicy, bold, "foodie worthy" chicken with a sweet spicy kick using our best selling Pit Master Grilling Rub! You see, with the right cut of meat coupled with fresh ground spices (yes fresh), you're in for a delicious meal and a fun-filled day of grilling with family or friends. If you're feeling adventurous and are ready to grill fish, make a paste with our Island Smoke Dry Rub....

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Tea, the Second Most Popular Drink on the Planet

Tea is the most popular drink on the planet behind water. Not only does tea provide hydration but it boasts an abundance of health benefits. One cup of tea may contain up to five times more antioxidants than any fruit or vegetable. Antioxidants are disease fighting compounds that studies suggest may help prevent certain types of cancers, keep your heart nice and healthy, burn fat and make you feel more focused amongst several other health benefits. Additional studies have found that some teas may help with cancer, heart disease and diabetes, encourage weight loss (green tea/white tea), lower cholesterol and stimulate mental alertness. Not surprising, tea also appears to have antimicrobial qualities.

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Tea Steeping Guide for Tea Lovers

At Love That Spice, we have a passion for fresh ground bold spices and delicious tea! We're delighted to offer hand crafted Ginger Peach Tea with Organic Ginger Root. This tea will thrill you hot or cold! In case you have questions about steeping your tea, here is my little cheat sheet to go off of:  Steeping Based on an 8 ounce serving Black Tea 1 level teaspoon - steep 3 to 5 minutes Herbal Tea 1 heaping teaspoon - steep 5 to 6 minutes Mate Tea 1 level teaspoon - steep 3 to 6 minutes Pu'erh Tea 1 level teaspoon - steep 2 to 6 minutes White Tea 1 heaping teaspoon - steep 3 to 6 minutes Oolong Tea 1...

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