Welcome!

Welcome to our blog site!  We are so excited to finally start posting here. Who are we?  We're Serendipity, and we're in the process of starting a store front in the beautiful town of Salado, TX.    We opened on 15 September 2018. What do we stock?  Bulk loose teas, fine foods, tea accessories, and …

Lemon Tea Cookies

Lemon cookies topped with sifted confectioner's sugar are precisely the ticket when wiling away the winter hours and waiting for warmer weather.  I absolutely love these simple-to-make cookies whether it be for yourself or for a gathering.  The use of Crisco isn't by my choice...but rather from a lovely matron from the South.  Trust me.  …

Gorgonzola Cheese Straws

Oh, how I love Gorgonzola Cheese.  And Cheese Straws.  the good thing is, we've managed to bring the two together and create something absolutely wonderful and tasty.  Don't be intimidated;  Cheese Straws are actually easy to make. Ingredients: 4-ounces crumbled Gorgonzola cheese 1 cup all purpose flour 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into tablespoon-sized pieces …

Tea vs. Coffee

Can't we all just get along? There seems to be a general rivalry that has developed and perpetuates between the worlds of coffee and tea, and I have no clue as to why this is. It seems somewhat logical, I suppose, considering they are both usually served after meals, both usually share the same supermarket …

Pumpkin Brownies

This is positively the perfect time of year for pumpkin brownies! Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 large egg ½ cup pumpkin puree ¾ cup flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ginger ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 8×8 baking pan. Cream butter and sugar with …