Monday, June 21, 2010

Tea with Friends - Supersize it

Tea today is not in a dainty cup and saucer but rather in a very large mug.  The Mandarin Chinese buffet restaurant chain  had a special at one time to order your tea in the mug and you could buy it for a few dollars.


This mug holds a whopping 2 1/2 cups of liquid and does keep my tea hot too.  Ladies, you know where you're headed after drinking one or two mugs of tea from it....:-)
Well, you can't have a huge mug of tea with a petite dessert along side it so I made my pizza pan chocolate chip cookies. (the recipe that makes 2 is on my recipe page under the banner)  Now, there were two reasons to bake the large cookies and that was so I could give one to the new neighbours next door that moved in with two little boys.  The other........a slice goes very well with tea and my husband Glenn is a chocolate chip cookie kind of guy.



Wouldn't you know it?  We got into our pizza pan cookie before I remembered to photograph it!  I think you can see what a big cookie you end up with.


There you have it; if it's possible to supersize afternoon tea, I believe I did it!  I promise to get out some pretty cups and saucers for tea next week.

I'm joining these ladies for tea this week: Sandi at Rose Chintz Cottage, Lady Katherine at Lady Katherine Tea Parlor, Martha at Martha's Favorites,

26 comments:

  1. I love big coffee mugs and this one is no exception. And the cookie looks absolutely YUM...

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  2. Judith, I am so jealous of that big mug of yours! I LOVE tea first thing in the morning in a BIG mug! The first sip is always so good! The cookie look yummy too!
    Thanks for the nice comment on my daughter's party. Of course you love the colors! I am loving purple more and more these days!

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  3. Oh I love my huge coffee mug too! It's mine and I love it filled with coffee, tea or soup! Oh what a scrumptious looking cookie!

    Nancy

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  4. Yum. Now I want a great big cookie to go with my pot of tea. :)

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  5. Cookies looks great...mug would hold enough tea for a while on the deck!

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  6. What a wonderful mug for tea! Like Nancy above, I enjoy my tea, coffee, and soup in a mug. I don't always have my tea in a dainty teacup although I do beleive it does taste better that way. Your supersized cookie looks yummy too! Thanks for sharing and for joining me for Tea Time. It's been a pleasure to visit you as always.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  7. Hi, Judith, you are my kind of girl, supersize mug and a supersize chocolate chip cookie, perfect!! Thank you for sharing with us, dear friend. Love and blessings to you~ Vicki

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  8. That is a great mug. I like to use a mug during the day - less trips to the teapot. ;-)

    I remember eating at the Mandarin on a trip to Toronto, ON.

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  9. Judith...this looks wonderful! I like your big cups. I hace a couple from Starbucks that were a gift from my daughter. I use them for coffee all the time, now I am inspired to have a BIG cup of tea :)

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  10. Oh my, that is a BIG mug!! I'll have some Hot chocolate in mine please :) Oh, and a BIG slice of that Chocolate chip pie! Yummy!!

    Happy Teacup Tuesday, warmest, Brenda

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  11. Hi Judith... That is one big mug! I think that you will burn off the calories from the cookie lifting the mug (wishful thinking anyway):-) I am loving your cookie, I will have to save the recipe for when my sweet tooth get ahold of me:-)
    Bella

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  12. Now that is a proper size mug to have a cuppa in!! wonderful - love your post today, take care, Judith

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  13. Love your post!
    I would need a bathroom close by if I drank from your cup : )
    That cookie pie looks so tasty!
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  14. Now that is a cup of tea! the new neighbours are going to love You.

    Carolyn

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  15. Oh, I can see why you invited me by with my HUGE mug. Great minds things alike, huh? Oh and I MUST go get that recipe...my hubby is a choc chip cookie guy too!
    Happy Tea!
    Lorena

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  16. Love the huge mug!! I am also a big coffee drinker and I could use a mug like that when I am at work and drinking my cuppa brew~~
    Debbie

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  17. Hi Judith, That is one mighty big cup! I could use a cup like that for coffee in the morning! lol
    I hope you have a wonderful week, Theresa

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  18. Oh you made me smile with your post today. A super-sized cup and cookie :) It looks so good. Thanks for the sunshine. Take care.

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  19. This made me smile. A huge cup and cookie

    love Dawn xx

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  20. Hi Judith! LOVE your super-sized mug today; but if you know me, you KNOW I was even more excited about the super-sized cookie! I have never made these before, but would love to try to sometime! I will look up your recipe, and thank you for sharing it!.. Enjoy your afternoon! ~tina

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  21. A woman after my own heart! I love to have large cups of tea. Your post put a big smile on my face today. Thanks, spent the day paying bills. It is nice to smile after that. Blessing to you! Martha

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  22. Yum, love the big cookie.
    Sherry

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  23. You are a lady after my own heart! my mouth was watering thinking of a BIG cup of tea and some of that cookie!! :0)
    Amy

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  24. I just popped in and I ennjoyed your blog. Love big mugs, my absolute favorite.

    take care-
    cindy

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  25. Wow! You really did supersize tea today~ that cookie could serve all the ladies participating in Tea Time .

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  26. I have to admit, I do like drinking from a large cup, my Tea stays hot longer and I can carry it anywhere I going and not have to go refill as much. lol I love chocolate chip cookie in the pizza pan! Silly me I go buy the large chocolate chip cookies when my children request them for... Now I just need to bring out my pizza pan! Great tip! Thank you for joining me again, and again for Tea Time Tuesday. I still not feeling well but will be here every week! Love your mug and Cookie!

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