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Tea and spices

Let's see. When I was packing things up for the move out of the Villa Maria house, in the early stages I industriously went through my jewelry box and whittled it down, as part of the first stage of moving (full list of stages of moving at the end of this post, ha ha ha).

This time, I am working on pantry management. I enjoy a well-stocked kitchen, but on the other hand it makes me really sad when stuff sits around for 5 years and gets stale and gnawed on by bean beetles (I'm looking at you, erstwhile chickpea flour. Also you, masa harina.). As such, I have too much: cumin seeds, turmeric, black mustard seeds, and fenugreek seeds. Would anyone like an Indian spices collection? These are all in quantities that would be useful if you've run out - I just happen to have double of what I will realistically use.

I also have a variety of delicious Taiwan green tea, and some mild and tasty Bai Mu Dan (Chinese White Peony tea). Trouble is, I will never manage to drink them because coffee is my go-to caffeine source and I'm too caffeine sensitive to consume more than one caffeinated beverage a day.

I will happily send these things to you - just message me your address.

It will get more interesting when I am ready to dispose of this heavy duty three-drawer filing cabinet, eh? I suspect I won't be shipping it to anyone.


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Oct. 23rd, 2015 03:21 am (UTC)
The amount of cumin seed you have is well within the bounds of what I would use if I were actually actually beans as I have done in the past... tempted to call dibs on it even though that works counter your goal =P
Oct. 23rd, 2015 04:19 am (UTC)
I will drink all your bai mu dan! Address forthcoming.
Oct. 25th, 2015 07:26 pm (UTC)
Yay! I will send it in your direction in the near future. :-)
Oct. 23rd, 2015 04:10 pm (UTC)
I will absolutely take the Taiwanese green!
Oct. 25th, 2015 07:26 pm (UTC)
Hooray! You will enjoy it tremendously. :-)
Oct. 26th, 2015 03:28 pm (UTC)
I mean to tell you, I'm much like you in that I can only have one caffeinated drink a day, and I must have it by noon. I alternate between tea and coffee depending on my mood, so I have an ample supply of both. :)
Oct. 27th, 2015 02:55 am (UTC)
I suspect we aren't the only ones suffering from this predicament. I just...have an overpowering love of coffee, so it always wins. :-)
Oct. 24th, 2015 10:52 pm (UTC)
apropos of nothing I picked up a pair of nearly new biopace chainrings today, for a song. 52/42, I believe.
Oct. 25th, 2015 03:37 am (UTC)
Oooo, tagging one scrottie. Thanks!!
Oct. 27th, 2015 02:42 am (UTC)
Heh, he is slow to find tags, but now knows and should be in touch soon! :-D
Oct. 27th, 2015 02:58 am (UTC)
Yeah, I turned notifications off. I try to minimize day-time chaos. And then the little message thingie constantly reads "99" so obviously I'm afraid to click it.

Sweet! What do I owe you for those? When are you in Nebraska?
Oct. 27th, 2015 04:24 am (UTC)
I got them for $5. 52/42 low wear. I can send them to rebeccmeister or directly to you, whichever is easier.
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