Monday, November 8, 2010

Tea with Friends - Mid-morning tea

I can't believe I've already been to a Christmas Craft show last weekend and there were so many gift ideas.  Before we left, my friends Carol and Kathryn came for mid-morning tea and I invite you to join us here.  I got up early to bake some scones and must say I love the Roul'Pat that I bought for rolling out dough.  It holds just enough flour in the little pockets to keep the dough from sticking; I think it's made of silicon.


Since I wasn't serving fancy finger sandwiches, I put the scones on the bottom of the 3 tiered server,


and there's a dish of creme fraiche on the side,


a plate of assorted cheese in the middle,


and some juicy blackberries, raspberries and grapes on the top.


We had herbal tea; a pot of ginger-peach and one of chamomile.


I'm linking with Sandi at Rose Chintz Cottage, the hostess of Tea Time Tuesday when friends gather for tea.  Pull up a chair and join us; the tea is hot, the biscuits are warm and there's good conversation.

13 comments:

  1. This is a lovely setting!...Christine

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  2. Hi Judith,
    Your tea looks and sounds just heavenly! What fun to gather around and partake together! Everything looks delish! Thank you for your lovely comment on my post; very sweet of you! It's always a pleasure to have you join me for tea and wouldn't it be nice to do it for real someday? Have a wonderful week, my friend.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  3. Judith, Your scones, cheese and fruit look delicious! I love your plates too and your pretty kitchen. I hope you enjoyed the craft show - it's always fun with girlfriends!
    Hugs, Beth

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  4. This looks marvelous, Judith! I've heard wonderful things about that pastry board and am glad to know you love it. Also that you serve herbal tea – that's the only kind I ever have and there are more and more delicious varieties available. Have a wonderful week. – g

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  5. Hi Judith, The scones look so yummy, if it is not family secret, could you bring the recipe to lunch. Table setting and goodies look so pretty. Take care, Jen

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  6. I haven't yet visited a Christmas craft fair this year. I certainly wish I'd been part of the party that went with you though! What a lovely way to start the day - the tiered plates are perfect for scones and treats.

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  7. I smell yummmmm!.. scones my fave tea treats! and the table setting just perfect cozy! yumm again!

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  8. It all looks and sounds delicious.

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  9. Love to be a guest at your table!!

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  10. Yum..everything looks fabulous Judith..now I want to do some baking ha ha..or maybe just reach in and have one!! Gorgeous!
    Happy tea!
    Enjoy!
    Victoria~

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  11. I can just smell the wonderful aromas from your tea party and chamomile is one of my favorite teas.

    Willow

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  12. Just so perfect.My favorite thing to do.

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  13. Well now I am just jealous as I was not asked for tea. All looks delicious. I have a silpat that I bought several years ago that I roll pastry out on and use on cookie sheets. They are a great tool. Happy tea party.

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