Then, I was at a friend's house and she pulled out a little packet of these she had obtained at Marsh (local grocery store). Voila! It was the same idea. She sent me home with the remaining two and here's what they looked like:
It's just the kind of thing to pull out when you have someone special over for a visit. And, you are meant to be able to get three steepings out of each tea ball. There were three balls in the original packet and all three bloomed differently.
Now I just need to find a glass teapot so I don't have to use the coffee pot! Oh! We have a tea cozy give-away going on over at The Cooks Next Door. So stop on over there for a week of Irish recipes and the giveaway!