Simmering Spices

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This is the time of year when I do a lot of cooking. Sometimes I think I cook more during this season than I do the other three combined! Many weekends and late nights are spent preparing multiple meals to go into the freezer. The bounty of fresh food that is available simply tastes better… 

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Thanksgiving Leftover Packing Station

Thanksgiving Leftovers Packing Station | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Every year for Thanksgiving we LIVE for leftovers. There’s nothing like a turkey and cranberry sandwich for breakfast the next day! To make it easy for everyone to take food home (and so I don’t have to give away my Tupperware) I’m putting together a leftover packing station complete with to-go boxes in various sizes,… 

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5-Bean Vegetarian Soup Mix in a Jar

5-Bean Vegetarian Soup Mix in a Jar | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

When the colder weather arrives, a weekday dinner will often consist of some sort of warming soup. This vegetarian bean soup is a simple recipe that is full of nutrition to keep you warm from the inside out. Made using dry ingredients, it’s so pretty that it makes a great gift when presented in a… 

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Homemade Pumpkin Spiced Biscotti

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Biscotti | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

When I was a little girl, my mom would let me have tiny cups of coffee once in awhile. Usually just enough to fill one of her antique china tea cups. Occasionally, she would surprise me with a biscotti cookie to dunk into my coffee and enjoy. Years later, this treat is still just as… 

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DIY Pressed Herb Candles

DIY Pressed Herb Candles | The Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

This summer, I’ve fallen in love with growing fresh herbs in my garden and finding creative ways to harvest and use them. My favorite herb by far has been lavender. I’ve made my own eye pillows and sachets, and even lavender lemonade and cookies. Now that it’s officially fall, I’m still finding ways to keep… 

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