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Ham Salad

I am not a fan of ham salad – like… at all.  If I’m being entirely honest, I hate the stuff.  But the Manimal is a fan, and so, on occasion, I will whip some up for a tea party 164 more words

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Victoria Sponge Cake

The most prevalent belief regarding the naming of this rather unassuming cake is that it was Queen Victoria’s favorite cake of all time.  638 more words

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Salmon Sandwiches

The Manimal hates seafood.  He spent many years in a town known for its fishing industry, and while there his mild dislike for specific types of seafood 543 more words

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Egg Salad Sandwiches

There’s nothing the least bit fancy about egg salad.  I was forced to eat it for lunch at least once a week when I was growing up, and I never recall being at all excited about it beyond the fact that it was a nice break from PB&J.  372 more words

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Cucumber Sandwiches

Until I’d tried them, cucumber sandwiches just weren’t something I got very excited about.  The idea of them seemed so plain yet so pretentious: cucumbers on bread, blah de blah, ho de ho, tally ho and all that.  477 more words

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In Defense of Proper Tea

I am convinced I live in the worst possible place for tea lovers.  For one thing, since the whole Boston shindig, America just hasn’t been known for its great and abiding love of tea.  2,829 more words

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British Tea Subscription

I recently did some research into finding a tea subscription service so that I could find some new teas that I might not discover otherwise. Well, I saw one advertised that of course piqued the interest of not only the tea lover, but also the Anglophile in me. 323 more words

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