Saturday, December 31, 2016

Ginger wins the "My Country, 'Tis of Tea" prize!

Thank you to those of you who emailed me your responses to last week's pop quiz (all of them were 100 percent correct, by the way!), and Ginger was the winner of the prize, a $20 Amazon gift card. In case you didn't take the test and would like to know the answers, here they are. And Happy New Year!

1. This state was the first to grant women the right to vote, and some say a tea party helped advance the suffrage effort there. Wyoming

2. This state is the home of America’s only working tea plantation. South Carolina

3. A tearoom in this state served meals to scientists working on the Manhattan Project. New Mexico

4. This state is the home of a town called Edenton in which one Penelope Barker and 51 other women protested the Tea Act passed by the British Parliament in 1773, an event which became known as the Edenton Tea Party. North Carolina

5. This state has a city by the name of “Tea.” South Dakota

6. This state is the home of Stash Tea. Oregon

7. Luzianne Tea was founded in this state. Louisiana

8. One of the most legendary tea sandwiches is the Benedictine tea sandwich, named for a famous caterer, Jennie Benedict, and it is associated with this state. Kentucky

9. Lots of Depression Glass, including the Art Deco Tea Room pattern, was produced in this state. Indiana

10. In which state was Arizona Tea founded? New York

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