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The Appetites Project: Tea

The Appetites Project: Tea
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It might not seem obvious, but tea can be intensely sexy. If you're looking for a warm, sumptuous drink to share with your partner(s), there are teas that will knock your socks off. Some teas are great options for caffeine-sensitive sweeties or sober partners. Whether you're looking for a pick-me-up or a calm-you-down, there is a tea that can improve your evening (or morning) of carnal delights.

  Bachelor #1: Black Tea.


Health: Caffeinated (although not as much as coffee); can be dehydrating.
You know it from: "Breakfast" teas, Captain Picard's beloved "Earl Grey, hot," and most tea automatically served at your favorite Chinese restaurant.
Personality: Aggressive, with stamina!
Pet peeves: Being made "wimpy." A good black tea deserves a proper brewing!
Seeking: A sexy beast looking for a quick pick-me-up before a romp in the sheets.
Hotness: Piping! Dunk into water at 212 degrees (boiling).
Stamina: Can go the distance, but no marathon runner. Steep for 5 minutes.

  Bachelor #2: Green Tea.


Health: Excellent source of antioxidants. Less caffeinated than Bachelor #1, but still enough you might feel a pick-me-up.
You know it from: Jasmine tea, or perhaps green tea ice cream.
Most misunderstood quality: Some people think green tea tastes bitter because they've only had poorly-prepared stuff.
Personality: Herby/"grassy," ranging from intense to delicate.
Seeking: A health-conscious lover who would like a refreshing but not too sweet before-bonking beverage.
Hotness: Medium. Let this one slip into something comfortable at 160-180 degrees.
Stamina: Likes it nice and easy. Steep for 3 minutes, tops.

  Bachelor #3: White Tea.


Health: Said to be good for heart health and perhaps even help prevent cancer.
You know it from: Not much! White teas have yet to really hit it "big."
Most misunderstood quality: White teas do look quite pale in the cup, but can still pack quite a taste.
Personality: Delicate and nuanced.
Seeking: A sweetheart who enjoys the subtler forms of romance.
Hotness: Mild. Keep it at foreplay level between 150-160 degrees.
Stamina: It's all over pretty quick! 2 minutes take this tea from dried to fried.

  Bachelor #4: Herbal Tea.


Health: A cornucopia! Whatever you'd like, herbal tea can deliver, since the types are only as limited as herbs themselves.
You know it from: Chamomile tea as a soothing sleepy-time drink.
Most misunderstood quality: It's not technically "tea." There are no tea leaves in it, only herbs. (This also means no caffeine.)
Personality: As varied as the herbs within — check the ingredients!
Seeking: Anyone who knows what they want. Whether you're an anxious one who needs to relax before the big date or a slow-to-arouse sweetie wanting zip, you're covered.
Hotness: Blazing! Steep in 212-degree water (boiling).
Stamina: Crazy. Steep for 5-10 minutes, sometimes more — this one can go as long as you can!

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Comments

Yum! I love tea!

02/24/2011
iLashe  

me too gong fu tea in des moines has greattt 'cuppa cleopatra chamomile', 'cloud nine' (raz, straw, rhubarb), 'green citron' - guess. they're great. you can give 2 free packets of tea to a friend through email at yogi tea too, have your friend send you some too, the relax and rest couples are nice.. it's the year of the rabbit, so have some kit-tea.

03/08/2011

Where's the Red tea!!!! it's a sweet desert tea and is expensive. It's also the only tea I've ever overdosed on with caffine. 0_o I drank three large pots of it in less then two hour. I have adhd so normally caffine makes me sleepy. Well the red tea took me past sleepy and out the other side. it was Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

02/04/2012

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