I Found the Key to Perfect Southern-Style Sweet TeaRecipes
Before my fellow Southerners read this and start thinking, “Are you kidding me? Who doesn’t know how to make sweet tea?” — hear me out. I am Florida-born and Georgia-raised, but when I moved to California, one of the first things I noticed was that no one drinks sweet tea out here! I always keep a pitcher ready in my fridge, and my friends inevitably ask me, “How do you make this?” Today you’re going to find out how.
Apr 5, 2024
I Can’t Stop Talking About This Super-Versatile Travel Mug That Doubles as a French Press and TeapotTools
It may be the first one that truly competes with my Stanley and Owala.
Apr 2, 2024
How to Clean an Electric Kettle in Under 5 Minutes (Because Yes, You *Do* Need to)Kitchen
Even though you're just boiling water in it, your electric kettle can get dirty over time, thanks to hard water build-up. Here's how to get it clean with vinegar and water.
Feb 1, 2024
The $4 British Tea That’s Taking over My Pantry This Winter (and Summer)Groceries
I went on a decade-long hunt to find it.
Jan 30, 2024
This Hong Kong-Style Milk Tea Is So Good, I've Already Made It Twice in One WeekRecipes
It doesn’t use any canned milks.
Jan 18, 2024
Copycat Starbucks "Medicine Ball Tea" Is the Cure for a Sore ThroatRecipes
Feel better without the drive-thru.
Dec 12, 2023
11 Tea Brands You Need to Know AboutGroceries
Tea lovers, this one’s for you.
Nov 2, 2023
Homemade Bubble Tea Is 100% Worth the EffortRecipes
Sweet, creamy, and ridiculously refreshing.
Oct 2, 2023
The 12 Best Gifts for Tea LoversGroceries
You can't go wrong with these!
Sep 29, 2023
The Zingy, Delicious, Instant Iced Tea That My Family Can’t Stop DrinkingGroceries
It's even got my coffee-loving dad hooked!
Sep 18, 2023
How To Make Kombucha Tea at HomeRecipes
Save your pennies! Watch the video to learn how to make your own kombucha at home.
Sep 8, 2023
Honey Chamomile Tea LatteRecipes
Winter's feel-good, caffeine-free nightcap.
Aug 11, 2023
Cold Brewed Jamaica (Hibiscus Iced Tea)Recipes
At taco trucks, my drink of choice is always jamaica, that bright red brew that is a little tart, a little sweet and totally refreshing on a hot day. Made with dried hibiscus flowers, jamaica is easy enough to make at home, but it wasn’t until recently that I discovered how much tastier — and even simpler! — it can be when you cold-brew it overnight in the refrigerator.
Aug 3, 2023
Lemon Balm TeaRecipes
Are you looking for a little boost this time of year? If you’re looking for a tea that calms your nerves and lifts your mood, have this lemon balm tea. It’s made with a blend of herbs including oatstraw, rose hips, lavender, orange peel, and lemon balm, a cheery plant with a long history of raising our spirits. Sipping this tea will surely brighten those dreary days.
Jul 6, 2023
How To Brew Oolong TeaRecipes
Oolong tea is often described as being between green tea and black tea, so it makes sense that steeping techniques usually fall somewhere in the middle, too. Oolong tea comes in different oxidation levels and leaf shapes, so there is no one-size-fits-all method for steeping. This is also a wonderful tea for re-steeping, and you can discover new aromas and flavors with each new infusion. Oolong tea is often steeped in an Asian-style gaiwan or a clay Yixing teapot.
Jun 30, 2023
How Celestial Seasonings Tea Tags Helped Me Recover from an Eating DisorderGroceries
“Seventeen whole years later, I still find myself rolling the quotes over like the hard-won candy bits of wisdom they are.”
May 9, 2023
We Tested 5 Different Travel Mugs for Keeping Coffee and Tea Hot
The winner kept coffee piping-hot for hours and hours during our testing.
Mar 22, 2023
Here’s a Super-Easy Way to Make Bubble Tea at Home (Thanks, TikTok!)Recipes
It has the perfect amount of tutti-frutti sweetness.
Mar 6, 2023
This Soothing Ginger Tea Is Going to Make Winter So Much BetterRecipes
A spicy, soothing beverage that's best enjoyed with a squeeze of lemon juice and a drizzle of honey — and your feet up on the couch.
Jan 15, 2023
The Ridiculously Tasty Matcha That Keeps Me Focused All Day Long
I love it so matcha. Sorry, had to!
Oct 24, 2022
This Pumpkin Pie Matcha Is My Favorite Jitter-Free Afternoon Drink (It’s Perfect for Fall!)
I look forward to it every day!
Sep 21, 2022
How To Brew Green TeaRecipes
The perfect cup of green tea is flavorful, not too bitter, and one that speaks to your palate.
Sep 5, 2022
I Don’t Love Coffee – But this Jitter-Free Instant Latte Is Just as Good (And It’s on Sale!)
Just add a little water, and voila!
Sep 5, 2022
Sweet Tea and Bourbon Pitcher CocktailRecipes
Is there anything more Southern than sweet tea and bourbon? Well, what if you were to mix these two together to make the ultimate Southern sipper?
Sep 4, 2022
How To Make Sun TeaRecipes
Sun tea conjures up the charming memories of my grandmother’s tea pitcher on my grandparent’s screened-in porch. As kids we drank it over ice on the front steps, swatting away mosquitoes. My mother used to brew an unsweetened version of it on our tiny apartment balconies when I was a teenager. And then iced tea seemed to disappear from my life entirely until I moved to the South and learned how a proper Southerner makes boiled iced tea for surviving sweltering Southern summers.
Aug 29, 2022
What’s the Difference Between English, Irish and Scottish Breakfast Teas?Skills
English breakfast, Irish breakfast, Scottish breakfast … why are they served at breakfast, and is there really any difference between them? According to Frank Sanchez of Upton Tea Imports, each breakfast tea blend has it owns flavor profile and different caffeine levels. Breakfast teas are black tea blends intended to accompany a hearty, rich morning meal (think of the full English breakfast or fry-up) and are therefore more robust than afternoon tea blends.
Aug 3, 2022
The One Thing You Should Be Doing With Tea Bags (Besides Making Tea)Skills
It's the key to super tasty drinks, sweets, and fruit salads.
May 27, 2022
Recipe: Black Tea & Orange Juice Ice PopsRecipes
As a kid, orange Popsicles were always my go-to from those big boxes of fruit-flavored icy treats that would make appearances at end-of-year school parties and friends’ summer birthdays. Forget cherry or grape — the citrusy pops were the only kind that mattered in my 9-year-old mind. Now, to be completely honest, if I were faced with that box again, my choice would be the same.
May 1, 2019
This Chai Concentrate is My Go-To for Making Barista-Worthy Iced Lattes All Summer Long
No more waiting in line at the coffee shop!
May 11, 2022
8 Editor-Favorite Sleep Teas We Swear by for a Good Night’s Rest
Is it time for bed yet?
Mar 14, 2022
The Very Best Coffee, Tea, and Beverage Gear You Can Buy for 2022
Kitchn Essentials
Including our all-time favorite travel mug.
Mar 11, 2022
Two of Our Favorite Women-Owned Brands Just Collaborated on a Delicious Matcha Duo
It's the perfect way to get in on the delicious matcha trend.
Mar 8, 2022
Cozy Up to This Sweet and Spicy Tea Hot ToddyRecipes
It's our favorite way to warm up this season.
Nov 10, 2021
This Tea Subscription Box Keeps Me from Getting Bored with My Morning Brew
Get our of your tea rut today.
Nov 9, 2021
The One Item I Had to Have in My Kitchen After Living in London for a Year
It's not just for making tea!
Nov 9, 2021
This Adorable Le Creuset Find Is Perfect for Gifting (and It’s on Sale Right Now!)
The colors are so pretty, too.
Sep 27, 2021
The New Halloween Tea Collection I’ll Be Sipping Well Beyond Spooky Season
Cozy up with these tasty fall teas.
Sep 1, 2021
The 10 Essential Drinks (Cold Brew, Tea, Seltzer, and More!) Every Home Cook Needs for 2021 and Beyond
Kitchn Essentials
Did we pick your favorite kombucha?
Aug 19, 2021
I Tried the Gorgeous Electric Kettle That Everyone Is Obsessed With — Here’s My Honest Review
Bonus: It's on sale for a limited time only!
May 26, 2021
Time Called This One of the Best Inventions of 2020 — Here’s Our Honest Review of ItTools
For serious tea enthusiasts, it may be a perfect matcha.
May 12, 2021
Amazon Shoppers Swear By This Carafe for Making Perfect Iced Tea — and It’s 40 Percent Off Right Now
One reviewer simply calls it the "PERFECT CARAFE!"
Apr 29, 2021
How to Make the Mint Julep Mocktail That’s Served at Churchill DownsRecipes
It's tasty and celebratory, and you can drink it all day long without the impact of slogging bourbon for hours on end.
Apr 26, 2021
I Found the Tea Kettle of My Dreams — and It’s Half the Price of Its Instagram-Famous Competitor
With five presets, this kettle towers over the competition.
Mar 9, 2021
11 Valentine’s Day Gifts We Heart from Black-Owned Businesses
Think beyond roses and chocolates this year.
Feb 2, 2021
I Found My New Favorite Candle and It Smells Just Like Freshly Brewed Coffee
The brand also sells cocktail and tea-inspired candles!
Jan 14, 2021
The $20 Electric Kettle That Turned Me into a Regular Tea Drinker
This inexpensive kettle is easy to use and easy on the wallet, making it an all-around winner.
Jan 7, 2021
This Tea Subscription Is *Hands Down* the Best Gift for the Tea Lover on Your List
Oh, and it just so happens to be on major sale right now.
Dec 10, 2020
The Best Electric Kettles for 2021 and Beyond
Critics' Pick
One top pick is less than $20!
Dec 1, 2020
Amazon Is Having a Black Friday Sale on the Electric Kettle That’s So Gorgeous, We Did a Double Take
It looks like the tea kettles from your childhood tea parties but with the convenience of modern technology.
Nov 19, 2020
Last Year’s Hottest Gift Is Back in Three Shiny New Colors
Choose from sleek stainless steel, dazzling gold, or muted copper!
Nov 5, 2020
12 Advent Calendars for a Tasty (and Maybe Tipsy!) Christmas Countdown
Score versions with chocolates, jams and jellies, tea and coffee, and even wine.
Oct 27, 2020
Finally! A Ready-to-Brew Chai That Tastes Just Like the Tea I Grew Up Drinking in India
Get the samosas ready...it's chai time!
Oct 26, 2020
The Grocery-Store Tea That Changed My LifeGroceries
I tried it all: Tylenol, Ibuprofen, hot packs, exercising, wishing for a quick and painless death. Then, I discovered relief in a common grocery-store tea.
Oct 20, 2020
How I Replaced My Microwave Without Buying a New OneTools
So, we’re still without a microwave, and I still don’t think we’ll get one. We lost an old, but reliable, car recently, so there really isn’t room in the budget. The space formerly occupied by the microwave has been filled with a few things, including kids’ art, bread and plastic wrap. This lack of a replacement hasn’t been that big of a deal, except for one thing: reheating coffee. I am one of those gross people who reheats her coffee more than once.
Sep 30, 2020
Bodum Is Having a Huge Sale That Coffee Lovers Can’t Afford to Miss
Now's your chance to set up a barista-quality coffee bar at home for less!
Jul 14, 2020
What’s the Difference? Crumpets Versus English MuffinsSkills
Homemade English muffins are one of those things we whip out whenever we want something extra special in the morning – a birthday brunch, in-laws are in town, you name it! One guest recently asked about the difference between crumpets and English muffins, and we were honestly stumped…with good reason, it turns out!One thing that all the blogs, websites, and cookbooks seem to agree upon is that crumpets and English muffins are two different creatures.
Jul 10, 2020