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According to the National Weather Service, we are currently experiencing gust of wind up to 35 mph. Though our temperature is 55F, it is expected to drop 8F with wind chills below -5F. Tomorrow promises to be even better – Highs around 9. Wind chill readings 12 below to 22 below zero. Thank goodness for my electric blanket and this chai.  The flavors of this chai are perfect. Exactly like my local coffee shop makes it, only I didn’t use steamed milk. Plus my version is a heck of a lot cheaper!


Chai Latte for One

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 black tea bag
  • 1/4 tsp of ginger, cardamon, ground cloves, and ground cinnamon
  • Sugar to taste
  • 1 cup milk

In a small saucepan, combine the water with tea and the spices. Boil gently until the tea is steeped well. Add your sugar and the milk. Simmer until heated through. Strain the tea through a fine mesh strainer. Serves 1 but multiplies well.