Folklore about Making Tea

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Tea leaves pot

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

Throw away the water used to warm the ceramic teapot and put dry tea in the pot—a rounded teaspoon for each cup.

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