The History of the Purple Heart

The history of the Purple Heart dates back to the waning days of the American Revolution.

General George Washington was forbidden from granting commissions and promotion in rank to recognize merit. Washington, however, wanted to honor merit to enlisted soldiers...

Throat Coat Tea

Feeling a little under the weather? This throat coat tea recipe will help bring relief to a sore throat.

Watermelon Arnold Palmer Recipe


Barbara Bush’s Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

Barbara Bush’s famous chocolate chip cookie recipe: Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups quick-cooking oats (not instant) 1 (12 ounces) bag dark chocolate chips, preferably Valrhona Directions: Heat oven to...

The History of Breakfast Teas

Black tea breakfast blends are some of the most consumed teas in the world and come in many different varieties. English Breakfast Blend... Irish Breakfast Blend... Scottish Breakfast Blend... Breakfast teas are extremely popular because of the high caffeine level and bold flavor. What is interesting is how each breakfast blend has its own unique story… English breakfast tea is...

We Are Now Big Flag Tea!

Do you know what it’s like when you go to a party or event and someone is wearing the same outfit? Well... America’s Tea has run into a similar situation regarding a trademark issue. Starting today we will be known as Big Flag Tea Company. All of our teas have the same great names and the delicious flavors that you love...

5 Reasons Tea is as American as Apple Pie

Though we have always cherished tea in this country, it is becoming more popular than ever before. Here at Big Flag Tea we are putting our own American stamp on it.   Here’s how tea has been woven into the fabric of the United States, and why it won’t go away anytime soon.  Party on, Tea! The colonists brought with them...

7 Awesome Facts About Texas You Didn’t Know

The state of Texas has cultivated a distinct personality over the years, and with good reason.  For many Americans in the other 49 states, The Lone Star state most likely conjures up images of fanatic football fans, insanely delicious barbeque, and wild rodeos.  While those elements and true and thus already solidifies the state’s awesomeness, here are seven awesome facts...

5 Tea Recipes Every Tea Lover Should Know

When I try to think of something to quench my thirst, tea is not commonly something that comes to mind. But that’s all about to change. Today I’m going to share with you the last drink recipes you’ll ever need. For any situation, for any opportunity, one of these drinks will apply, so prepare yourselves for insani-TEA. Stomach Soothing Lemon...

What is Rooibos Tea?

Let's start by stating Rooibos correctly.  Let us begin with the correct way to say "Rooibos tea." The tea is pronounced "roy-boss." Sometimes it is spelled "rooibosch," which is the Dutch version. It is still pronounced the same and can be sometimes referred to as "red bush tea." The History of Rooibos Tea Rooibos tea has flown under the radar,...

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