Homemade Gift Idea: Caramel Apple Dippers | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Caramel Apple Dippers

Serendipity. That’s what you call a fortunate happenstance. As in, “It’s serendipity that this caramel dip turned out so well, even though I was trying to make Dulce de leche.” You see, this sauce tastes just like a caramel apple from the fairgrounds, but it was created by a stovetop flop. Remember the Caramel in… 

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Apple Chutney

Here in the Pacific northwest, it’s easy for home cooks to run into the delightful problem of having more apples than we know how to manage. What comes out of this is lots of new cooking adventures and lots of new apple-based foods like apple cider vinegar, apple pie, hard apple cider and now, here… 

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Sweet Slumber Tea Blend | Evermine Blog | www.evwermine.com

Sweet Slumber Tea Blend

I am a big tea drinker, especially on cold winter days when I want to stay warm. This tea is one of my favorites – a delicious herbal blend of chamomile, peppermint, lavender and roses. I made up a big batch of this loose-leaf blend to enjoy this winter and also to give as gifts…. 

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Mini Pinecone Trees | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Holiday Centerpiece...

I tend to think that nature does a pretty good job of making things beautiful just as they are. A few embellishments here or there can bring out the theme, like adding a bit of sparkly glass to rustic holiday accoutrements like pine cones … read more >


Gelt Envelopes for...

Gelt is the Yiddish word for money, and on Chanukah it is customary to give Chanukah Gelt to our children. As you can imagine, this is a highlight of Chanukah not only because the children receive this fun kind of gift, but because it is a … read more >

Perfect Pie Crust: Vegan and Gluten Free | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Perfect Pie Crust:...

I’ve been working on a fabulous gift idea for you. See, I come from a family lineage that takes its pie crust very seriously. After two or three years of tweaks and trials, this gluten-free and vegan version has recently earned the approval … read more >

5 Days of Fall Giveaway Winners | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

5 Days of Fall Giveaway...

A huge congratulations goes to all the winners of our 5 Days of Fall Giveaways! Here's who won: Day one: Crissie Clark Woolard Day two: Tonya Dreese Day three: Kristen McClary Day four: Heather Lacis Day five: Amber Eastman Each … read more >

DIY Dream Pillows | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

DIY Dream Pillows...

This year I’ve become almost obsessively interested in learning about herbs and both their healing and magical properties. I love making my own scent blends, and discovering new ways to use and make herbal gifts. While shopping at Goodwill, … read more >

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Saturday Sips: Homemade...

Winter weather has finally arrived here in Portland, putting us in the mood to cozy up by the fire with our hands comfortably cupped around a mug full of something hot. In this case, our hot beverage of choice is a rich and creamy hot cocoa … read more >