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Lady Pamela's Tea Parlor

Monday, March 14, 2011

Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday, green

Welcome to....

the 46th Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday 
                                                     

                                     

May God give you.......

For every storm, a rainbow

For every tear, a smile

For every care, a promise

A blessing in each trial.

For every promise life sends,

A faithful friend to share,

For every sigh, a sweet song,

And an answer for each prayer.





Please pardon my haste this week.  I am a little like the March winds that are blowing through the country side.  This is a quick "how ya do?" and a sip of tea to fortify me as I head back to my bus-y-ness. I know my head will be clearer for taking the time and my soul needs the nourishment of kind friends, such as yourself.

T hank you for your uplifting comments last week.  I am looking forward to catching up with as many of you as I can.  I need a bumper sticker that reads, "I'd rather be having tea and blogging".
I wanted to share a wee bit of green, to celebrate St Patrick's Day, to our tea time this week.  As our house is still on the market, with daily showings, and a good portion of my china packed, including every green teacup, I will use past photos of what I long to set my table with.  The up side to all of this is that my house has never looked so good  for so long.

I welcome you to relax at the tea table as I fetch an Irish concoction from the frig. May all who enter find....an understanding heart, and a listening ear ...as well as a cuppa tea.I  am putting the finishing touches on a post called




"The Sweet Taste of Spring".  Can you guess what that might be?   Do pop back next week and see.





A perfect cup to serve Irish Breakfast Tea, in,
to Saint Patrick.




Vintage tablecloth, embrodered by my mother.




Spritely green and white creamer and sugar









Green tea plate from my mother's friend Gladys




And then....



















Floral bouquet is a work of art from our own Wanda Lee












Ready for tea


May the Lord bless you and keep you; may He make His face [cause his spirit] to shine on you and be gracious to you; may He lift up His countenance [smile] on you and give you peace. —Numbers 6:22-27 (NIV)





The more the fun!


We don't want to miss a single teacup or teapot!



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As always, we cherish your comments and participation


with our Tuesday meme.



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Baileys Creamy Chocolate Pudding


Winter 2001
By: Johanna Burkhard




Quick and easy to prepare, this silky-smooth treat can be made with sweet chocolate or use dark bittersweet or semi-sweet chocolate for a more intense chocolate delivery.


¼ cup (50 mL) granulated sugar

¼ cup (50 mL) cornstarch

1 1/3 cups (325 mL) milk

½ cup (125 mL) light or whipping cream

1 egg yolk

1/3 cup (75 mL) Baileys Irish Cream

1 bar (85 g) imported milk chocolate, chopped or 3 squares, 3 oz (90 g), sweet chocolate, chopped.
I would try semi sweet or dark chocolate
Garnish
Cocoa powder
Grated chocolate or chocolate curls
Whipped cream, optional

1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Pour in milk and whisk well to dissolve the cornstarch. Whisk in cream and egg yolk. Place over medium heat and cook, whisk constantly, for about 4 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil and thickens.

2. Remove from heat and whisk in Baileys. Add chocolate and whisk until melted and smooth.

3. Pour pudding into four individual ramekins or serving dishes. Let cool slightly, then cover surfaces with plastic wrap to prevent a skin from forming. Refrigerate for two hours or until chilled. To serve, sprinkle with cocoa powder and garnish with chocolate. Top with whipped cream, if desired.

Serves 4 happy people




Welcome to, Tuesday Tea Time In Blogland!


These are the links to the other oh-so-delightful tea parties and tabletop parties that I attend.

I invite you to drop in. ~ Many thanks to those who faithfully host each week.


~ Hope to see you there!!



( Our own memes are marked with an asterisk * ):










*~ The 46th, 'Teapot And Tea Things Tuesday', with Wanda Lee and Pam @







Other favorite places I may visit this week:







Cheers and hugs from Pam and Wanda Lee; ( Wanda Lee is the other half of our weekly blog tea party meme; 'Teapot And Tea Things Tuesday'.., @ http://silkenpurse.blogspot.com







26 comments:

  1. Dear Pam,

    So very delightful and that St. Patricks day, Baileys Creamy Chocolate Pudding recipe looks yummy!..,

    Thanks for co-hosting, 'Teapot And Tea Things Tuesday' once again; lovely to speak with you!


    Please do also pop by to my blogs to say 'hello' when you get a monent here and there; I'd love to have you come for wee visit.


    Cheers WL

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  2. Good afternoon Pam,
    Your tea is lovely! The green looks so fresh and pretty. How good the chocolate pudding looks too! Thanks for sharing the recipe and I hope you have a lovely day.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  3. What a wonderful tea you have invited us to today! Everything looks so pretty. And the pudding looks fantastic! I hope you have a lovely St. Patrick's Day and a great week!

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  4. Beautiful table and tea things! Love it...and the Bailey's pudding looks lucious! Bailey's is my favorite special treat drink!
    Thanks so much!
    Ruth

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  5. Thank you so much for sharing your delicious recipe! I love all your beautiful cups - green is so refreshing and delightful - another glorious tea party.
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    Concetta

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  6. Hi Pam,

    Thanks for hosting today. This pudding looks yummy! I love that minty green teacup. So pretty!

    Debbie

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  7. Your teacups and dishes are so beautiful. I really love the soft green teacup.

    Best wishes with the sale of your home.

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  8. oh Pam, my heart beat skips after seeing your green sets! gorgeous! Love them all! seriously I am falling in love with them!
    thanks for sharing!
    xo
    fitty

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  9. The green tea cup is so pretty, and as usual, everything you have shown is too. I do not usually find myself attracted to greens, but your post has shown me greens I love.

    I hope your home sells quickly, you need to be about the business of tea ! :)

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  10. You have so many lovely things, but I am partial to the shamrock set. Thanks for sharing the recipe. I must give it a try.

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  11. Oh so many pretties. The shamrock tea cup is darling, but I'm so fond of those cups with the pale green exterior. And your Mom's needlework is perfect!

    - The Tablescaper

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  12. Pam, your tea post is as lovely as ever! Such beautiful china and photos. I love both your tea cups. Each one is perfect for this time of year. Thank you so much for sharing with us!
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  13. Just love all Irish Blessing quotes - they so touch the heart - I understand busy-ness! Gracious, is time just flying by or what!
    You've put together a very beautiful tea with gorgeous cups and teapots! Lovely bouquet of flowers by Wanda Lee - she's amazing.
    So appreciate you sharing this lovely post with A Return to Loveliness!
    You've made it all the more special
    Kathy

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  14. Thanks Pam for the lovely post. I have been in a rush this week too. Making do with less posts. Love your shamrock teacup.
    Sherry

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  15. What a beautiful post for St. pat's Day! The recipe looks yummy!!

    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  16. What a lovely group of china you´ve assembled today! I really can´t say wich piece is the most beautiful. Thanx for sharing!
    cheers
    Fábio

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  17. Love all you pretty tea cups. Copied your Bailey's recipe as my hubby loves chocolate pudding. This would be a special treat. Blessings. Good luck on selling your house.

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  18. Pam, I'm so happy I joined you all again this week, spreading some happy 'green' afternoon tea wares.Have a happy week.x
    http://yvettesblogs.com/2011/03/16/lucky-afternoon-tea/

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  19. Hi Pam, What a lovely collection of greens for St. Patrick's day! I love your collections!! Thanks so much for stopping by my Blog for Teacup Tuesday!please stop by again :)
    Cheers!
    Melanie

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  20. Hello Pam!!
    The history of china factories in Brazil is not that long (a bit more than a century now), but it is very complex and rich.
    I´ve already published a book about it, the secound is on its way, and other than my blog, I have a site on the subject, but as you can imagine, they´re all in portuguese.
    Anyway, the site is mostly pictures, so I think it´s not that hard to browse it´s content, and we can always cry for help to Google Translator:

    www.porcelanabrasil.com.br

    Next week, I´ll try to tel a bit of the history of the factory of the cup I choose to share.

    cheers!
    Fábio

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  21. Hello Pam, your teacups and plates are so pretty. Such a beautiful tea table!
    Thank you for hosting this party; it's so much fun! I'll try to join more often in the future.

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  22. Lovely post and the recipe looks delicious.

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  23. That pudding sounds divine! I think I would use dark chocolate, but I'm a dark chocolate kind of girl.

    I'd like to invite you to share this recipe on my linky, Sweet Tooth Friday. I hope to see you there. http://alli-n-son.com/2011/03/17/soft-chewy-chocolate-chip-cookies/

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  24. Very pretty...love all the green.

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  25. Your tea cups are gorgeous!!

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  26. What a pretty St. Patty's tea table you have set. It was that gorgeous teapot that kept stealing the show for me. ;) And oh the temptation of that divinely tempting Bailey's treat!!!

    Thanks for joining me at the cottage party.

    Blessings,
    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
    http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

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