The US and Canada celebrated Labour Day yesterday. The long weekend marks the unofficial end of Summer and the last day of freedom for many children who are back to school today. Labour Day dates back to 1882 and I like to believe the story that it was inspired by Toronto's … [Read more...] about Can you Serve Angel Food Cake After Labour Day?
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Welcome to Tea Tuesday, my weekly tribute to the art of having tea. "A Proper Tea is Much Nicer than a Nearly Nice Tea"- A.A. Milne. Life is grand in the UK with the launch of Season 3, sad in the US as PBS won't be broadcasting the new season until January. However, there are … [Read more...] about Tea Tuesday: Bakewell Tart to Celebrate & Console Downton Abbey Fans
Welcome to Tea Tuesday, my weekly ritual of sharing tea with Downton Abbey fans. UK fans have been glued to their tele on Sundays, now known as Downton Day. I know Season 3 will be over soon on ITV, but the good news is that the Jan. 6 PBS launch is getting closer. There … [Read more...] about Tea Tuesday is all About Tea Tarts
Welcome Downton Abbey fans. It's a spooky Tea Tuesday, Halloween is a day away, and the East coast of US and Canada coping with the effects from Hurricane Sandy. We have had high gusting winds and pouring rain in our area, but fortunately no damage. I pray you are taking … [Read more...] about Tea Tuesday: Celebrate Halloween Downton Style with Irish Barmbrack
Welcome Downton Abbey fans. We are all now in Downton Downtime. UK fans just finished a lovely meal of Season 3, and now waiting for the dessert course: the Christmas Special. Meanwhile, North Americans are still waiting to be seated for the Season 3 service. Appetizers in … [Read more...] about Tea Tuesday: Have Some Madeira (Cake), my Dear