Apple Chutney

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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

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

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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Perfect Pie Crust: Gluten-Free and Vegan

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

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 of the current pie-crust matriarch. An impressive feat, if I do blog… 

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Saturday Sips: Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

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

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 made from a mix we’ve concocted ourselves. It’s so… 

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Cornucopia Candy Favors

Candy Cornucopia Favors for Thanksgiving | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Are you ready for Turkey Day? This year for Thanksgiving I wanted to try making up these cute Cornucopia Candy favors to give to everyone at our family gathering. They are fun and easy to put together, and are the perfect project to create with your kids. They could even take them to school to… 

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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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