“Double Orange Dessert”

“Double Orange Dessert” “Betty Crocker’s – Working Woman’s Cookbook”   2        Tablespoons sugar 1/2     teaspoon ground cinnamon 4         large oranges, pared and sectioned 1         pint orange, lemon or lime sherbet   Mix sugar and cinnamon; toss with oranges. Divide oranges among 4 dishes; top with sherbet.  Sprinkle with coconut if desired. — 4 servings.

Recipe – “Blackberry Iced Tea”

“Blackberry Iced Tea” Victoria – “The Pleasures of Tea by Kim Waller & Nancy Lindemeyer   1/2    to 1 ounce pesticide-free marigold flowers 4        cups hot black tea, such as orange pekoe or Darjeeling 1        cup blackberries           Honey, to taste   1.    Remove the petals from the flowers. 2.    Place 3 to 4 … More Recipe – “Blackberry Iced Tea”

Baths old and new

Many of us take advance of the new technology with our jetted Jacuzzi tubs and why not, these tubs are great to sooth you’re aching back and feet. As we wonder about the older days and ask, how did one relax years ago?    Not talking about 20 years ago, more along the lines of the … More Baths old and new

Rose Buds for Tea & Bath

Rose buds and petals  (Italy) A very popular blend of food grade Rose buds and petals are used widely throughout tea history.    A black tea blended with roses is known as “Rose Congou”.    Also a lovely touch to any Herbal Bath blends.    A rose is the flower of love.   (References from Meditations with Tea by Diana Rosen)

Herbal Bathing …….

For many centuries enjoying herbs in bath has become a very therapeutic way to help re-energize the body.    A great way to distress, soothe skin and generally relax you from every day.    Enjoying a warm bath with a few wonderful herbs in a a small muslin bag. Creating a ambiant place around your own tub can become … More Herbal Bathing …….