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Author Archives: Marcus Stout

Owner of Golden Moon Tea. Amateur chef, wannabe world traveler and an obsessive compulsive tea drinker. Half Chinese, Half Irish which gives me a unique perspective on tea, culture and turning red when drinking alcohol.

Tea and Eggnog: A Wonderful Combination

Tea and Eggnog:  A Wonderful Combination

  Eggnog is a funny drink. Everyone serves it during Holiday Parties and it seems like a lot of people go through a yearly ritual with it. With the first cup, you wonder why eggnog is only for the Holidays since it is so delicious. You start guzzling it. On…

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Earl Grey Tea Cookies: Perfect for the Holidays

Earl Grey Tea Cookies: Perfect for the Holidays

  Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin and Snickerdoodle cookies are a Holiday staple in my family. No matter how many cookies we make, there never seems to be enough. And, as it gets colder, I find myself eating cookies with tea, instead of milk. The warmth of tea combined with the…

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How The Wrong Teacup Can Ruin Your Tea

There is a scene from a famous movie about California wine country that has always stuck with me. One of the characters is a wine nut, he lives and breathes the stuff. And throughout the movie he talks about this amazing wine he has been saving for a very special…

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Tea Infused Hot Cocoa

Tea Infused Hot Cocoa

  I love a nice cup of hot cocoa in the winter. There is something about the creamy, rich flavor of chocolate that cures a sweet tooth craving. And if I am outside all day in the cold? Then forget about it, hot cocoa is perfect.    Even though I…

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Do the Japanese Make the World’s Greatest Teapot?

Do the Japanese Make the World’s Greatest Teapot?

  Whenever I buy anything for myself I tend to get a bit obsessive. I search reviews, check ratings and try and learn as much about the product as possible. So, when I was looking for a kitchen table, my research led me to Amish made furniture. The one thing…

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Is Too Much Information a Bad Thing?

Is Too Much Information a Bad Thing?

  In the past I have talked about overindulgence when it comes to Thanksgiving. Too much food, too much drink and, if possible, too much football. But, on a different note, I want to talk about something else we can have too much of…information. Now don’t get me wrong, having…

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Pu-erh Chai – The Perfect Tea for Overstuffed Bellies

Pu-erh Chai – The Perfect Tea for Overstuffed Bellies

I have a problem when it comes to Thanksgiving. I get so excited for all the food that I literally eat until I can’t move. One time when I was a teenager I was so full that I actually hid in the basement and took a nap while people were…

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Assam: The Malty Ambrosia from India

  Turn on a Football game and you will see about 15 commercials for beer. And most of those are light beer. Light beer has taken this country by storm over the past 35 years. And why not? It has a light taste so people can consume it in mass…

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Kicked-Up Boston Iced Tea

Kicked-Up Boston Iced Tea

  Boston is known for a lot of things – The Red Sox, amazing Universities and clam chowder to name a few. But one thing that people don’t really talk about are their cranberries. Massachusetts produces some of the best cranberries in the world, so it is no wonder that…

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Why Most People Will Never Taste the Best Tea in the World

Why Most People Will Never Taste the Best Tea in the World

  Rao’s is a famous restaurant in New York where it is impossible to get a reservation and I mean nobody (celebrities, athletes, politicians) can get in unless you know the owner or are a regular there. The reason is because the food is legendary, they only have 8 tables…

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