This delicious Grilled Pear Salad is made even more nutritious by adding the anti-oxidant and nutrient power of Honey Spice Rooibos tea.  Watch how easy it is to make this healthy taste treat.  Part of the Ask Wy, Cooking with Tea series.  Honey Spice Rooibos Tea is available at www.Wystonestea.com.

Video by Mark Stout Photography

Grilled Pear Salad Recipe
Field Greens 3 oz.
Grilled pear 4 ea
Dried Cranberries 1 oz.
Grated Parmasan cheese 1 oz.
Dressing 3 oz.
Candied Pecans 1 oz.

Honey Spice Rooibos Dressing Recipe

4 Tbs.    Roast Garlic

4 Tbs.    Mustard

12 Oz.    Agave

4 Oz.      Lemon juice

2 Tbs.    Salt

6 Ea.       Egg yolks

4 Cup     Oil

2 Tbs.    Honey Spice Rooibos

6 Oz.      Hot Water

1.Combine garlic, mustard, agave, lemon juice, salt and egg yolks in blender and puree until smooth.

2.With the machine running slowly add oil

3.Steep tea in hot water for 5 minutes and add both tea and tea leaves to dressing.

If you watch no other holiday drink recipe show, watch this one.  This drink is an absolute must for your holiday parties!  Your guests will never forget the incredible taste sensation of Hot Chocolate made with Pu-erh and Baileys!  Visit WystonesTea.com to get your supply of Pu-ehr tea now!

Video by Mark Stout Photography

Pu-erh Hot Chocolate Recipe

1 Ea.          Button Wystone’s Black Pu-erh tea

1 Cup         Milk of your choice ( 2%, Skim or Soy )

2 Oz.          Chocolate syrup of your choice

1 Oz.          Irish cream, optional

Whipped cream for garnish

  1. Steep one button of Wystone’s Pu-erh tea for 7 minutes with 200 degree water.
  2. Heat milk and combine with steeped tea.
  3. Wisk in chocolate syrup and Irish Cream.
  4. Pour into a large mug, top with whipped cream and garnish with grated chocolate and a touch more chocolate syrup.

Chef Mark Kalix and Wy Livingston demonstrate how to make a Cornish Game Hen a new taste sensation by marinating with Lapsang Souchong Tea.  Watch our other cooking demonstrations for November to see other ways the delightful smoky flavor of this tea can be imparted into foods.

Recipe Lapsang Souchong Tea Rub Marinated Cornish Game Hen

Wash and pat bird dry.

Stuff cavity with a lemon wedge, thyme, mirepoix, and garlic. Brush with extra virgin olive oil and season with Wystone’s Lapsang Souchong Tea Rub.

Place bird on a small oven rack or casserole dish and roast for about 45 minutes at 350 until the internal temperature is 165 and the juices run clear.

Let the bird rest for at least 10 minutes. Remove cavity contents before cutting in half to serve.

One bird per person as prepared.

Mixologist Tony Boyer and Wy Livingston show how to make a Dirty Smoky Martini using Lapsang Souchong tea.  This tea is available online at WystonesTea.com

Video by Mark Stout Photography

Recipe – Dirty Smoky Martini

Steep 1/2 teaspoon of Lapsang Souching tea in 4 ounces of water

To a shaker, add ice and the following 3 ingredients:

Use 1 jigger (2 oz) of your favorite Vodka or Gin

Vermouth splash (optional)

I tsp to 1 TBS of Olive juice

Rim glass with bacon grease (optional, but provides big flavors). Pour contents of shaker into a martini glass.

Garnish: I cube of smoked gouda cheese on a toothpick with an olive, Orange zest, and 1/2 strip of well-done bacon. The bacon strip should stand up in the glass.

Tea recipe is good for 4 cocktails. Enjoy!