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5 on Friday: Time for Tea

Each Friday, we share five things that are getting buzz around the Cooking Light offices—from what we’re reading around the Web, to what’s hot on Instagram, or even our latest favorite ingredient.

Tea is hotter than ever. From carafes to cups, make it modern with these 5 great picks. By April Hardwick, Photos by Randy Mayor

BREW BIG Serve up enough cups to placate an English brigade with Menu's large teapot, which holds 50 ounces. $65, menudesignshop.com

STEEP A BETTER LEAF Rich, flavorful, 100% certified organic leaf teas brought to the U.S. by British tea company Pukka. $7/20 sachets, iherb.com

DITCH THE DAINTY Give your afternoon break a modern update with these graphic Branch tea towels. $19 each, branchhome.com

STACK UP THE CUPS Curb cupboard chaos with West Elm's nesting mugs, which stack perfectly for storage in tight spaces. $60/set of 4, westelm.com
GET COZY AND SNAZZY Teatime for two is simply elegant with a sleek glass teapot and coordinating cups from Kinto. $40 for Carat pot, $20 for Cast cup and saucer, nulinedistribution.com