We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes “Amount of Dry Leaf” and “Steeping Time”. We have added a link to the end of each one to take you to the next if you would like to read them as a sequence, or you can choose which you want to peruse below. Enjoy!

Amount of Dry Leaf

“One teaspoon of tea per person and one for the pot” is not graven on stone anywhere outside the tea companies’ prescriptions.  You alone can…(Read more)

Steeping Time

Use a timer.  Some black teas are completely unforgiving.  Thirty seconds additional steeping time can…(Read more)

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