A Reason to Celebrate: National Chai Day

September 21, 2020

Chai has captured the taste buds and won the hearts of Firepot devotees for two decades. On National Chai Day, we pause to be grateful at all this spicy, warm and vibrant blend has done for body and soul. 

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Turmeric: The Golden Spice

January 14, 2020

A member of the ginger family, turmeric is one of the most nutritional spices in the world. That, along with its beautiful golden yellow color, earn it the name "Golden Spice."  

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Freedom Of The Leaves

January 04, 2020

Those who are just getting started in the tea drinking experience often prefer using tea bags for ease. However, the world of loose leaf tea is also intriguing and surprisingly less complicated than you might think. With our techniques, you can feel...

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Add a Little Spice to Your Life with Coriander

December 27, 2019

Did you know that coriander seed comes from the famous cilantro herb? Did you also know that coriander is brain food? Spice up your life with this wonderful little seed and reap the long list of rewards. 

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Cardamom: Queen of Hearts!

December 23, 2019

Known as one of the most expensive spices in the world, what's not to love about cardamom? It offers not only scientifically proven physical health benefits but also potent energetic ones - and a sweet and minty taste to boot! 

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Black Peppercorn: The King of Spices

December 21, 2019

Black Gold. The King of Spices. Black Peppercorn has a both a history...and a taste...that live up to it's name. Boasting a list of healthful benefits, and even the ability to keep bugs away and your laundry bright, it's no wonder that the black...

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What's the Difference Between Loose Leaf Chai and Chai Concentrate?

December 19, 2019

Are you choosing between Firepot Loose Leaf Chai blends and Chai Concentrates? See our guide below to differentiate between the two and to learn how each is prepared.

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Small But Mighty: The Clove

November 28, 2019

The tiny clove packs a strong, pungent taste and scent...and boasts health benefits that are equally as bold.  With an interesting history, cloves are a staple on the holiday food table in everything from meats to desserts.  

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Health Benefits of Ginger

November 22, 2019

Ginger is found in recipes for everything from breads and cookies, to teas and cocktails and even savory dishes likes curries and stews. And ginger is so more than just a spice with a tantalizing taste! In fact, ginger is now considered a super-food...

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

November 14, 2019

Cinnamon has long been a flavor and scent that embodies festivity. While cinnamon adds a spicy component to many holiday foods and beverages, it is also the main ingredient in chai. You’re probably familiar with cinnamon’s flavor profile, but how...

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What Spices Are In Chai?

November 12, 2019

Combine the fragrant aroma of the warming spices with the astounding healing, energizing and comforting properties of this miraculous tea, and you will truly understand the reason for the loyalty to chai. The abundant, distinct spices used when...

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Chai Production - The Firepot Way

November 09, 2019

Today, when I walk into our St. Louis chai microbrewery, the distinct smell of Firepot chai in the kettle  floods me with 18 years of warm and vibrant memories. The process has not changed, though it has expanded quite a lot!

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