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The Black Dandy: People of Color in Steampunk

I just returned from a trip overseas and I came across this great article over at The Chronicles of Harriet about the role of black men in the evolution of Dandyism. Dandyism rose to prominence at the end of the 19th century, so there's a clear connection to Steampunk. I hope that many black men embrace the fashion and find their way into steampunk!

How To: Make spiced Indian chai tea

Stefan Pfister demonstrates how to make spiced chai tea, which is a milk-based tea from India, and a good alternative to coffee. You will need some water, whole milk, loose black tea, cane sugar, cardamom pods, and some fresh ginger root. Start by dicing the ginger root and crushing the cardamom in a mortar. Then bring the water to a boil and add the ginger, the cardamom and the tea, and simmer it for five to eight minutes. Stir in the milk and sugar and cook for five minutes on medium heat. ...

How To: Make a flavorful and spicy chai tea latte

Go above and beyond tea bags and enjoy the spicy taste of a chai tea latte. It's a combination of spiced chai tea with milk that's usually steamed from an expresso machine, but there's no reason to get all fancy with your chai. This video will show you how to make some flavorful chai tea lattes without special equipment. You can easily adjust the spices to suit your taste buds.

How To: Brew loose leaf tea

All tea comes from the same plant; however, the way the tea leaves are prepared are very different. Learn about green, white, Oolong, and black tea in this free video series about making the perfect cup of loose leaf tea.

How To: Make Alaskan king crab cakes with lemon dill sauce

Make mouths water with this crab cake and lemon dill sauce recipe. In a bowl add 2 eggs, 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, 1/4 cup of mayonnaise, 1 teas. Worcestershire sauce, 1 teas. Old Bay Seasoning, 1/4 teas mustard powder, and 1/4 teas. black pepper. Blend mixture until it is all melded together. Fold 1 pd. of Alaskan king crab meat into mixture. If mixture is to moist add more bread crumbs a little at a time. To make patties make a large meat ball and hand press into a patty. Refrigerate patties for...

How To: Make spiced milk tea

This unusual clip shows you how to make spiced milk tea. The recipe is included in Gourmet Magazine. Massala Chai can be bought in coffee shops around the US. First, use cardamom pods - they need crushing to get the seeds out, although you can buy them without the pod to save time. The other spices are cinnamon, pepper corns and fennel seeds. Everything is ground together and while doing this, you simmer two cups of milk, sugar, salt, ground ginger and the spice mixture. Whisk them all togeth...

Hot vs. Cold Brew Tea & Coffee: Which Ones Are Better for You?

Cold brewing tea and coffee are all the rage, and for good reason: they're idiot-proof. I, personally, am a total dunce at brewing coffee. It either ends up strong enough to peel paint from a car or so weak that you can see through it. Meanwhile, I have friends who inevitably brew green tea to the point where it's painful to drink it.

How To: Hey, America—You're Drinking Your Tea Wrong!

Tea has been around for thousands of years, and as a result, tons of customs and ceremonies have sprung up around its consumption. Some cultures take their tea plain, while others put things in it. Sometimes there are special tea-holding vessels, other times not. Maybe there will even be special foods meant to be eaten with tea. However, in America, our appreciation of tea has waned. For many, iced tea is their biggest source of tea consumption, and it's imbibed with no ceremony whatsoever in...

How To: Tea-tox

Feeling like you need to rid your body of a few toxins? A nice, hot cup of tea isn't just soothing; some varieties have health and diet benefits. See which brew might be right for you. Learn how to tea-tox with help from this video.

How To: Make an alcoholic "Tokyo Tea" cocktail

Looking for something that is packed with alcohol but also tastes great? Tired of boring Long Island or Long Beach Iced Teas? Well, you have come to the right video. Check out this great step by step tutorial on how to make a Tokyo Tea cocktail. Tokyo Tea is a fun variation on the Long Island Iced Tea style. This cocktail is green with envy..or Midori. You will use gin, orange liqueur, vodka, rum and midori for this cocktail. If you like something sweet that packs one heck of a punch, you can...

How To: Make a tea bag fly experiment at home

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a tea bag fly with a home experiment. Viewers learn how to make a tea bag fly using convection. The materials required for this experiment are: tea bags, matches, tin foil and scissors. Begin by cutting the top of the tea bag and open it. Empty out the tea. The tea bag should be a cylinder shape. Place the tea bag on top of a piece of tinfoil and use your matches to light the top of the tea bag. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy ...

Green Tea: It Cleans More Than Just Your Body

About ten years ago, Western research figured out that green tea was a nutritional powerhouse. After all, in Asian countries where green tea is consumed throughout the day, cancer rates tend to be much lower, although there are probably other factors contributing to that fact, like less processed food and red meat in the standard Asian diet.

How To: Make healthy, fresh green tea at home with Jenny Jones

In this tutorial, learn how to make green tea - the right way - with Jenny Jones. Jenny will show you how to cook up this healthy, delicious Asian tea so that you get the most health benefits. Green tea can help fight disease, aid weight loss and give you an overall better sense of wellbeing. Follow along with Jenny and steep your tea to perfection.

How To: Make Thai iced tea

This is a video demonstrating how to make Thai Iced tea. The presenter explains that Thai tea mix can be bought at a local Asian market. She explains that it costs about 5 dollars. She says that one package can last a long time. Sugar and boiling water, ice and half and half is also necessary. A large pot is then filled with water and boiled. The tea leaves are then placed in the boiling water and are then mixed with a large spoon. The heat is on high and the tea is allowed to boil for 15 min...

How To: Make a flying tea bag

This video tutorial demonstrates how to make a flying tea bag. You only need is a cheap tea bag and a match to set it off. The tea bag remains are so light that the hot air produced from the ashes is enough to make them lift into the air. This experiment is slightly dangerous, so be careful!

How To: Make English tea

There are all sorts of different teas out there, it's hard to keep up! But this video focuses particularly on one specific type: English tea. You have to give the English some credit they can produce some pretty tasty tea that is perfect for any time of the day. This tutorial will show you exactly how to make English tea. Enjoy!

Weird Ingredient Wednesday: Cook with Lapsang Souchong Tea

Like cigars and whiskey, Lapsang Souchong tea is an acquired taste. Some people never get over the pungent, tarry flavor and intense smell of the beverage, but using it as a rub, marinade, or other seasoning is totally smart. The tea adds a smoky yet not overwhelming flavor to dishes of all kinds. With it, you can easily get barbecue-like results for meats and vegetables, all without breaking out the grill. Lapsang Souchong tea smells like a dry campfire and tastes like a smoked sausage cooke...

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