Steam rises from a cup of tea
and we are wrapped in history,
inhaling ancient times and lands,
comfort of ages in our hands. (Faith Greenbowl)
I hope your Tuesday is off to a great start.
Rooibos is an all day drink which can be used as a pick-me-up in the morning, a superb thirst-quencher during the day and at night it helps you to relax and sleep well. (MontegoTea.com)
Rooibos on its own is rather strong but Rooibos & Vanilla is quite tasty. And having it along with a cranberry scone makes it all the better.
Preheat oven to 425. Combine 3 cups of flour, 3 TBS sugar, 1 tsp of baking soda and 1/2 tsp salt. Cut in 6 TBS of butter until mixture resembles fine meal. Add 1/4 dried cranberries. Mix in 1 lightly beaten large egg and 3/4 cup of buttermilk to form a soft dough. Turn onto lightly floured surface and pat to 3/4 inch thick. Cut with cookie cutter and transfer to lightly floured cookie sheet. Brush tops with a bit of buttermilk Bake about 18 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.
The scone recipe is from the January 2008 issue of Good Housekeeping (Courtney Cox's Currant Scones); I prefer dried cranberries rather than raisins.
Best wishes to one and all, Tammy